ScienceDaily: Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Lightning reshapes rocks at the atomic level   Posted: 05 Aug 2015 04:17 PM PDT A lightning strike can reshape a mineral’s crystal structure, according to a new study. Researchers once believed only meteorites could do so. From a million miles away, NASA camera …

ENB Vol. 23 No. 12 – 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development – Issue #3

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

      Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 23 Number 12 | Wednesday, 15 July 2015     FfD3 Highlights Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia     Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF) Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at: http://www.iisd.ca/ffd/ffd3/     On the second day …

Green Buzz: Taking Care of Business

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower Chairman & Executive Editor On April 28, we’ll be holding another in our series of VERGE Salons — high-energy, day-long events focused on unlocking the business opportunities at the convergence of technology and sustainability. The focus of VERGE Salon London is Supply-Chain Transparency and …

Alternative Energy Portfolio Gives Back Gains

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Greentech

  Alternative Energy Companies A financial newsletter focusing on high quality stock picks Solar Wind Alternative Fuels Efficiency Environmental Smart Grid Alternative Energy Portfolio Gives Back Gains Posted: 4/10/2015 The Roen Financial Report Paradigm Portfolio has given back some of its gains, down 9% from the high reached a year …

Land, Ocean Carbon Sinks Are Weakening, Making Climate Action More Urgent

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

Land, Ocean Carbon Sinks Are Weakening, Making Climate Action More Urgent | The Energy Collective Daily Land, Ocean Carbon Sinks Are Weakening, Making Climate Action More Urgent Posted: 21 Mar 2015 08:00 AM PDT Our best shot at stopping catastrophic warming is to start cutting carbon pollution immediately. The longer …

New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

     18 March, 2015   New publication released: Engaging Business on Human Rights This new paper by csr Asia outlines some of the human rights risks that face businesses who operate global value chains and looks at the opportunities for responsible and inclusive business practices. It offers practical recommendations for how …

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

PRESS RELEASE: ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”     PRESS RELEASE—   ShareAction produces green bonds briefing for pension investors wondering “which bond is best?”   responsible investment charity ShareAction and the Climate Bonds Initiative have produced an investor briefing on green …

Shareholder Successes: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments on Climate Action

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Ceres Newsletter September 2014 Press and Media Press Release: Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions News Story: Only $1 Trillion: Annual Investment Goal Puts Climate Solutions Within Reach (InsideClimate News) Blog: A Simple Equation For Closing The Clean Energy Gap (Forbes) News Story: Refracking brings …

Innovation Forum – Business & Human Rights, November 10

Ethical Markets - R Partner Announcements and News

Business and Human Rights How to get beyond policy, manage risk and build relationships 10 November, 2014, London Introduction This global event is a meeting place for corporate practitioners tasked with the responsibility of putting human rights principles into practice. Going beyond the usual theory and into the practical implications …

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’

Jay Owen Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science

  Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) – ‘The Sustainable Development of SIDS Through Genuine and Durable Partnerships’ 1-4 September 2014 | Apia, Samoa   http://www.iisd.ca/sids/sids2014/   The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) took place from 1-4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, on …