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September 3, 2015 Three trillion trees on Earth - new study suggests - text/video

Source: BBC

There are about three trillion trees on Earth, according to a new estimate – eight times higher than previous estimates

September 2, 2015 90 Percent of Seabirds Have Plastic in Their Stomachs

Source: Newsweek

By 2050, nearly all seabirds will have plastic in their stomachs. Already, 9 out of 10 of the birds have some of the substance in their digestive tracts. Such are the sobering conclusions of a study published August 31 in the...

September 2, 2015 This video from NASA shows just how much garbage has filled up our oceans

The Business Insider - The î??World Economic Forumî?? Blog is an independent and neutral platform dedicated to generating debate around the key topics that shape global, regional and industry agendas. Read the...

September 1, 2015 Finland emerges most innovative country in the world

Modern Ghana - Hohoe (V/R), Aug. 31, GNA - Finland has emerged as the most innovative country in the world, with Switzerland coming a close second, the î??World Economic Forumî??'s annual 'Global Competitiveness...

August 31, 2015 Corporate Governance And Hedge Fund Activism

Source: ValueWalk

Over the past 25 years, hedge fund activism has emerged as new form of corporate governance mechanism that brings about operational, financial and governance reforms to a corporation. Many prominent business executives and legal...

August 31, 2015 How to turn sustainability into a billion-dollar business

Source: GreenBiz

For “Green Giants,” sustainability is the springboard to innovation. These companies are not introducing incremental improvement or a greener, more ethical, socially responsible variation on the status quo. Instead, they are...

August 28, 2015 NASA research shows world sea levels rising unevenly

2KTUU - In 2013, the United Nations î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî?? issued an assessment that stated global sea levels would likely rise from 1 to 3 feet by the end of the century. According to Nerem,...

August 27, 2015 The Many Terrifying Ways Global Warming Will Soon Be Ravaging California


California's unabated drought (the one that's been going on for four long years) has parched the entire state and led to some frightening consequences (parts of the state are sinking), but the worst is yet to come and "there's no...

August 27, 2015 Poll finds Californians happier with their health care

Source: SF Gate

Nearly two years after the major elements of the federal health care law went into effect, California voters say they’re happier with the way the state is running its health care services, but the cost of coverage continues to be...

August 26, 2015 Three big U.S. consumer companies have highest CEO pay gaps - study

Source: Reuters

Popular consumer brands Discovery Communications, Chipotle Mexican Grill and CVS Health Corp pay their chief executive officers more than a thousand times what they pay their typical worker, giving them the biggest internal pay...

August 26, 2015 Farm income seen falling 36% in 2015

Source: CNBC

U.S. farm income is forecast to decline 36 percent in 2015, worse than originally projected—and representing the lowest farm income since 2006, according to the government.

August 25, 2015 Great Barrier Reef species more at risk from climate change, says study

Source: The Guardian

Species native to the Great Barrier Reef are more likely to face extinction through climate change than marine life elsewhere that can adapt by “invading” new regions, according to new research.

August 25, 2015 Safety of conventional ground beef takes a hit in study

Source: SF Gate

At the height of the summer grilling season, a study released Monday indicates a stunning amount of ground beef in American grocery stores is infested with antibiotic-resistant “superbugs.”

August 24, 2015 Preparedness Key to Avoiding Worst Consequences of Disasters

Source: Reuters

With industrialization progressing rapidly and climate change making extreme weather the new normal, more and more communities are threatened by potentially crippling disasters. A handbook launched today by the United Nations...

August 24, 2015 Low carbon projects could support 60,000 jobs, claims report (Scotland)

Source: The National

REPORT exploring how Scotland’s engineering tradition can be harnessed to tackle fuel poverty, improve public health, create jobs and slash carbon emissions is launched today

August 24, 2015 Proxy Access Proposals: Preliminary 2015 U.S. Postseason Review

Source: ValueWalk

Momentum is the buzzword that best describes the 2015 Proxy Season in the U.S. market. Some issues, such as proxy access, hit the ground running and emerged as ballot box juggernauts. Other topics, such as calls for independent...

August 21, 2015 For Latinos, Environment Seems Just As Important As Immigration

Source: NPR

An increasing amount of research suggests the environment — an issue that has long been seen within the purview of progressive, white liberals — is now increasingly important to Latinos

August 21, 2015 China’s carbon count could be overstated by 14 pct – Nature

Source: Nature

BEIJING, International organisations could be overestimating emissions from China, the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gasbecause of problems in the way they calculate their data, said a study published by Nature on...

August 18, 2015 Chief executives earn '183 times more than workers' (UK)

Source: BBC News

A report by the High Pay Centre, a think tank which monitors income distribution, shows that top bosses earned on average £4.964m in 2014. That compares to £27,195 median pay for a full-time employee in 2014, according to...

August 17, 2015 Extreme Weather May Lead To Severe Global Food Shortages: Report

Tech Times - Demand for food around the world will rise by 60 percent over today's levels by the year 2050, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the îUnited Nationsî. Greater wealth around the...

August 13, 2015 US leading economic indicator increases solidly

Channel News Asia - îThe Conference Boardî said on Thursday that its Leading Economic Index rose 0.6 percent after an upwardly revised 0.8 percent increase in May. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the index...

August 13, 2015 Folks in these U.S. states don’t believe in global warming

Source: MarketWatch

The Yale Project on Climate Change Communication created a ‘climate opinion map’ — an interactive online tool supported by a peer-reviewed scientific article published in Nature Climate Change. The map provides estimates of what...

August 12, 2015 Ex Machina: No Techno-Fix For Irreversible Ocean Collapse From Carbon Pollution

Source: Climate Progress

A new study finds there is no “deus ex machina” way to prevent a catastrophic collapse of ocean life for centuries if not millennia — if we don’t start slashing carbon pollution ASAP

August 11, 2015 China 'exporting' ozone pollution across Pacific to the US: Study

Source: StraitsTimes

Progress slashing unhealthy ozone in the western United States has been largely undone by pollution wafting across the Pacific from China, according to a study published on Monday.

August 11, 2015 Most Americans say their children will be worse off

Source: MarketWatch

The next generation of Americans will be healthier, their parents say, all except for their finances. Barely more than one in 10 (13%) American adults believe their children will be better off financially than they were when...

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