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April 24, 2014 New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

Source: Mashable.com

The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it was 170 years ago, a new study found. It pinned part of the blame on a rising sea...

April 23, 2014 World must use renewables to avoid water and energy crisis - report

Thomson Reuters Foundation - We need to better understand the interlinkages between water and energy, we need to promote better governance to reduce dramatically the number of people without access to drinkable water, sanitation...

April 17, 2014 Poll: 88 percent of Californians say there is 'a serious water shortage' in the state

Source: Mercury News

Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a “serious water shortage,” according to a new poll that confirms widespread concern over the lack of rain, diminished Sierra snowpack and low reservoir levels...

April 15, 2014 Global warming - just a giant natural fluctuation

Source: Lab Product News

Montreal, QC - An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill...

April 9, 2014 New book on fracking illuminates pros, cons

Source: Telegram.com

The once-obscure oil and gas drilling process known as fracking has generated hundreds of billions of dollars and considerable dissent, as communities and experts argue over how to balance the vast amounts of money at stake with...

April 8, 2014 Proxy Preview 2014: A record of ESG Shareholder Resolutions Filed

Source: Green Money Journal

The Proxy Preview 2014 report (www.proxypreview.org ), released in March, covers the record-breaking 417 social and environmental shareholder resolutions filed this proxy season, with political spending and climate change driving...

April 5, 2014 Are Cereal Box Mascots Calling your Kids' Study

Science World Report - Yet a recent study conducted by researchers from Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab and the Yale îRudd Center for Food Policy and Obesityî show that these colorful boxes may be more...

April 4, 2014 The 10 Companies Considered 'Best For The World'

Forbes - While most other corporate responsibility rankings, like the îCorporate Knightsî Global 100, Ethisphere Instituteâs Most Ethical Companies and Corporate Responsibility Magazineâs 100 Best...

April 4, 2014 S'pore firms fare well in ASEAN corporate governance study

Source: Channel News Asia

Corporate governance has improved among public-listed companies in Singapore, when compared against their regional peers. This is according to initial findings from the 2013 ASEAN Corporate Governance scorecard.

April 4, 2014 America, Your Annual Energy Report Card Has Arrived

Source: 109.com

Even though Americans increased their use of renewable sources of energy in 2013, the annual level of carbon dioxide emissions increased for the first time since 2010. The news comes from the Lawrence Livermore National...

April 4, 2014 2014 Proxy Season Shows Increased Investor Attention to Board Composition and Director Accountability

Source: PR Web

An emerging dynamic of the 2014 proxy season is the move toward a greater focus on board effectiveness. Investors—through direct engagement, letters to boards and shareholder proposals—are increasingly communicating their...

April 4, 2014 Affluent Investors to Socially Responsible Investing: We're Just Not That into You

Source: Millionaire Corner

Affluent investors consider many factors in selecting investments, but social responsibility is not chiefly among them, according to new wealth level studies conducted by Spectrem’s Millionaire Corner

April 3, 2014 Less rainfall not the only risk factor in widespread drought, study shows

CBS News - This will further compound the consequences of climate change laid out in the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's most recent report. Released on March 31, the report concluded that...

April 3, 2014 Companies Fight Back Against chevedden; Unions and Social Investors Ramp Up Push on Corporate Political Spending

Source: Insider Online

This report previews the 2014 proxy season, the period between mid-April and late June when most public companies hold annual meetings. In recent years, such meetings have witnessed an increase in shareholder activism, including,...

April 3, 2014 Why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly than expected

Source: Business Standard

In a new study, researchers have discovered unexpected climate-driven changes in the mighty Mackenzie River's ice breakup. This discovery may help resolve the complex puzzle underlying why Arctic ice is disappearing more rapidly...

March 28, 2014 Obama health law fails to gain support - poll

Source: News24

Washington - Public support for President Barack Obama's health care law - his signature domestic achievement - is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the landmark legislation four years ago, according to a new...

March 28, 2014 Poll: Which ESG Factors Are You Most Able to Include in Your Investment Decisions

Source: Enterprising Investor

For many investors, environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are material considerations in investment decisions. ESG issues include air and water pollution, climate change, employee retention, data protection,...

March 27, 2014 CDC releases Salmonella 'atlas'

MeatPoultry.com - The Atlas of Salmonella in the United States, 1968-2011 summarizes 42 years of confirmed ... Salmonella causes an estimated 1.2 million illnesses annually in the US, resulting in more than 23,000...

March 27, 2014 Fund managers increasingly combative on executive pay hikes, study says

Source: Globe and Mail

Investors who manage money for pension funds and other institutions are growing more combative, increasing the number of times they vote against companies on issues such as electing directors or approving executive pay.

March 26, 2014 Senate Report: Target Could Have Prevented Massive Hack

Source: National Journal

Senate investigators accused Target on Tuesday of making serious missteps that allowed hackers to steal millions of credit card numbers from its system. Target "missed a number of opportunities… to stop the attackers and prevent...

March 25, 2014 PepsiCo's First Water Report Sets the Bar for Stewardship

GreenBiz - PepsiCo offered a detailed glimpse of its efforts today with the launch of its inaugural water report, which also coincides with îStockholm International Water Instituteî's World Water Week taking place...

March 25, 2014 Gallup ranks best and worst cities for well-being

Source: USA Today

The people of Provo, Utah, have the highest level of well-being and the folks around Huntington, W.Va., the lowest, at least according to the latest ranking of 189 cities and metropolitan areas from Gallup and Healthways.

March 25, 2014 Dissent among scientists over key climate impact report

Source: BBC News

Senior scientists and government officials are meeting in Japan to agree a critical report on the impact of global warming. Leaked documents speak of significant effects on economies, food supplies and security. But some...

March 21, 2014 Report: ‘ByCatch’ Blamed for Nine Dirty Ocean Fisheries Off U.S. Shores

Source: Food Safety News

An international conservation organization working to protect the world’s oceans is out with a report naming the nine dirtiest U.S. fisheries. The report says the equivalent of 1 billion seafood meals per year are being thrown...

March 21, 2014 Americans Again Pick Environment Over Economic Growth

Source: Gallup

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Americans are more likely to say protection of the environment should be given priority, even at the risk of curbing economic growth. Since 2009, during the economic downturn, Americans generally prioritized...

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