ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet Fiji’s largest marine reserve swarming with sharks Nesting Gulf of Mexico loggerhead turtles face offshore risks Distorted GPS signals reveal hurricane wind speeds Share robotic frogs help turn a boring mating call into a serenade …

ScienceDaily: Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted  Scientists image vast subglacial water system underpinning West Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier How nature maintains diversity: Temporal niches are important, study finds  Evolution too slow to keep up …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates Scientists offer first definitive proof of bacteria-feeding behavior in green algae Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells Tomatoes: The world’s favorite fruit, only better-tasting and longer-lasting New …

First Wave of Speakers Announced; Deadline for Speaker Recommendations is Today

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

First Wave of Speakers Announced for 2013 Rising Seas Summit Speaker Recommendation Deadline is Today   2013 Rising Seas Summit: Understanding Sea Level Rise in the Face of Extreme Events and an Uncertain Economy June 18-20, 2013  |  Fort Lauderdale, FL Hosted at the Westin Beach Resort Visit www.SeaLevelRiseSummit.org for the latest updates. …

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica: Clean Energy Powers Up North Carolina’s Economy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Cleantech News from CleanTechnica Clean Energy Powers Up North Carolina’s Economy Chattanooga Bike-Sharing Pilot Program A Big Success LightSail Gets $5.5 Million For Compressed Air Energy Storage Buy An Electric Vehicle, Get Cheap Solar Power (Honda & SolarCity Team Up) How A City Can Get More Clean, Local Energy Tesla …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Newt transcriptome offers insight into tissue regeneration

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Newt transcriptome offers insight into tissue regeneration Genetic variation controls predation: Benefits of being a mosaic How predictable is evolution? Mutant champions save imperiled species from almost-certain extinction New approach alters malaria maps  Jurassic records warn of risk to marine life from global warming How seals …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Future sea level rise from melting ice sheets may be substantially greater than IPCC estimates Posted: 06 Jan 2013 11:57 AM PST Future sea level rise due to the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could be substantially larger than estimated in Climate Change …

Kyoto Protocol Extended

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity

Kyoto Protocol ExtendedPosted: 08 Dec 2012 02:53 PM PST Via one of our friends, the big news of the day is that the Kyoto Protocol is being extended (full repost, with image added):   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks during the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the high-level segment …

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings

Ethical Markets Nature/Biomimicry

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:11 PM PST New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused …

Hurricane Sandy Reminds America Climate Change Is No Joke

Ethical Markets Earth Systems Science

Click for full article Posted: 31 Oct 2012 04:29 PM PDT The past 48 hours have undoubtedly reminded America that climate change and rising sea levels are not a joke. Initial estimates have placed a price tag of around $50 billion dollars on Hurricane Sandy, parts of the country?s largest …