PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Trendspotting

PR: Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations Press release – for immediate release Calling on the UN to better address the needs of future generations World Future Council campaigns for High Commissioner for Future Generations to safeguard lives of tomorrow London/NY, 1 July 2014 …

Koch net worth hits $100 billion as Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

  Koch net worth hits $100 billionas Supreme Court lifts limits on cash for Congress     Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index shows Charles and David Koch’s combined net worth as now surpassing the $100 billion benchmark, far beyond Bill Gates’ $79 billion, Sheldon Adelson’s $36 billion, George Soros’s $26 billion, and Tom …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Sea level variations escalating along eastern Gulf of Mexico coast Posted: 29 Jan 2014 01:55 PM PST Around the globe, sea levels typically rise a little in summer and fall again in winter. Now, a new study shows that, from the Florida Keys to …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:11 PM PST Geoscientists have revealed new discoveries about Earth’s development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean. Antarctic fjords are …

Sustainable Development: Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 October 2013 Featured Guest Article Implementing Rio+20: ECOSOC’s New Role and Its Old Culture by Harris Gleckman, Center for Governance and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Almost_since the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was created, there have been ECOSOC reform efforts. Most of these efforts …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US Posted: 17 Oct 2013 02:40 PM PDT A researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the US. Unique skull find rebuts …

The Finance Innovation Lab: CAMPAIGN LAB: APPLY BY 18TH SEPTEMBER

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

September Newsletter Welcome to our September newsletter This month we launch our community engagement programme and give you the opportunity to “Turn Up Your Voice”, Pauline interviews Lab community member Rafael Gomes, we invite you to come along to our upcoming Lab Drinks as well as sharing an exclusive event “The Business Value of Nature”. …

‘Liconomics’: China’s Green Revolution Arrives

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Hat tip to Paul H. Ray for this  news . Encouraging , except to see the Chinese still wasting billions on nuclear power , the stupidest , most wasteful, dangerous and expensive way to  boil water !   As we report in our Green Transition scoreboard® Update , coming out  August …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …