Industry associations are strategic actors in transitioning Caribbean SIDS to sustainable economies

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

SIDS Conference Edition #3: Private Sector  Subscribe Apia, Samoa Calendar: Parallel & Side Events  Forward this email to a friend                       Download a PDF of today’s edition on private sector partnerships in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).  edition Industry associations are strategic actors in transitioning Caribbean SIDS to sustainable …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research finds

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research finds Posted: 31 Jul 2014 06:53 AM PDT Bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico consumed many of the toxic components of the oil released during the Deepwater Horizon spill in the months …

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Welcome to issue #7 of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) INSIGHT. GISR continues to execute its multi-faceted strategy to build a global standard of excellence for sustainability ratings. Its growing network of partners in the investor, corporate, NGO, ratings and accounting communities is the foundation for expanding its global …

Science Daily: Top Environment News – October 10th

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Urgent new time frame for climate change revealed by massive analysis Longer life for humans linked to further loss of endangered species Water and lava, but curiously, no explosion Historic trends predict future global reforestation unlikely Secret of cattle ticks’ resistance to pesticide Urgent new time frame for climate change …

inside climate news: Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Exclusively on InsideClimate News, This Year’s Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting   Most U.S. Companies Ignoring SEC Rule to Disclose Climate Risks Almost 75 percent of the nation’s publicly traded companies are ignoring a three-year-old Securities and Exchange Commission requirement that they inform investors of the risks …

Energy Self-Reliant States: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I recognized a lot of you in attendance at the Community Renewable Energy webinar last Tuesday.  If you missed it (or want to refresh your memory), an audio slideshow and the downloadable slides of 5 barriers to community renewable energy is available. We’ve also got another new podcast, featuring a discussion of Gainesville’s …

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES

Jay Owen Trendspotting

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES The Arctic has been warming twice as fast as the global average, and a new low was set for Arctic sea ice last year. Although the environmental concerns in the region are mounting, economic opportunities have also ramped up. Dennis D. Draeger, Researcher, Aiglatson Foresight Research  COMMENT     …

10 Reasons to Care About Economic Inequality

kristy Reforming Global Finance

My name’s Faiza and I’m an Economic Inequality researcher at nef. I’m writing this month’s e-letter because I wanted to share two reports we’ve published about the growing inequality problem we face. 10 Reasons to Care About Economic Inequality Why the Rich Are Getting Richer My passion for inequality is …