Void in World Water Leadership Cited as 20 Former Heads of Government Conclude Meeting

InterAction Council www.interactioncouncil.org Void in World Water Leadership Cited as 20 Former Heads of Government Conclude Meeting Clinton, Fox, Zedillo, Chretien, Fukuda, Brundtland among 20 former leaders urging greater effort to avert looming water crisis Quebec City — Former heads of government from around the world today agreed at a …

Science Leaders Can Share Blame for Japanese Tragedy

SOME WORLD GEOLOGISTS/GEOPHYSICISTS/SEISMOLOGISTS/POLITICAL LEADERS ARE TO BLAME OVER THE JAPANESE TRIPLE ECOLOGICAL TRAGEDY By Professor Boniface Egboka, PhD, FAS, FNMGS. FNAH, Consultant Environmental Hydrogeologiest, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, E-mail: [email protected] As I watched the recent 9.0 Richter Scale earthquake-and-tsunami Armageddon that occurred in Japan in …

The New-Economy Movement

may 2011 NEN member Gar Alperovitz has just published an article, “The New Economy Movement”, in the Nation. Gar, who works with the Democracy Collaborative to support worker cooperatives and new forms of ownership, provided an over view of key players in the emerging new economy movement as well as …

ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 112/250511 ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business Brussels, 27 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The UN Human Rights Council should adopt “Guiding Principles” on business and human rights, as set out in a report from UN Special Representative John …

Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Tim Cadman

An interview from Emerging Markets ESG Tim Cadman, Sustainable Business Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia – May 27, 2011 Five Questions about SRI – Weekly Expert Interview with Dr. Tim Cadman, Sustainable Business Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia – May 27, 2011 By Geoffrey on May 27, 2011 …

Introducing the Third Commons

A publication from P2P Foundation Introducing the third commons Reflection on the three commons: from the digital commons to the common stock commons Most readers will be familiar with two types of commons, which have often been discussed. The first commons is the natural commons, consisting of all that nature …

Public Transit, Access to Jobs: Escaping Our “Exit Ramp” Economy

“Welcome to Citiwire.net! Leave it to the Brookings policy wonks and number crunchers to digitize Americans’ transit habits, metro by metro, for the first time. ‘Surprise’ bottom line: transit works when regions plan their land use, fund their systems. That means better access to jobs. Put another way: If you …