Book Review: Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers

Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers By Peter Ellyard, 2013 The year 2050 is emerging both as a year of aspirational focus for, and a year of judgment of, collective human endeavor. In Destination 2050, Peter Ellyard describes the emerging interdependent sustainable society – one based on …

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D.

Discovering the New America by Francis P. Koster, Ed.D. “Curl up with Discovering the New America for an inspiring, wonderful read about your own friends and neighbors and how they are getting together and building positive solutions that work for our future!”—Dr.  Hazel Henderson  “Francis P. Koster has undertaken a complex challenge—to …

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013   Review by Hazel Henderson  © 2013   ?Author Al Gore, former US Vice President turned venture capitalist and media executive, would have become US President but for some 500 still contested votes in Florida and the …

Catastrophism: environmentalism and ‘apocalyptic’ politics

http://www.ecoequity.org/2013/01/book-review-catastrophism-the-apocalyptic-politics-of-collapse-and-rebirth/   Book Review: by Tom Athanasiou, Jan 31, 2013 ********************** Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth, by Sasha Lilley, David McNally, Eddie Yuen, James Davis, with a foreword by Doug Henwood. PM Press 2012 by Tom Athanasiou There are four essays in this slim volume, one on …

Review Of Zeronauts By John Elkington

ZERONAUTS: BREAKING THE SUSTAINABILITY BARRIER by John Elkington, EarthScan, London; Routledge, New York, 2012 Author John Elkington is a founder of the global movement for corporate and investor responsibility, author of seventeen books; founder of the famed consultancy SustainAbility and currently co-founder of the investment firm Volans Ventures, based in …

Review Of James Gustave Speth’s America The Possible: Manifesto For A New Economy

Author James Gustave Speth is one of the most prominent, knowledgeable, global environmentalists of our time. A quintessential insider, Speth began as an anti-nuclear activist in the 1970s and later chaired President Jimmy Carter’s Council on Environmental Quality. In the 1980s, he founded and led the influential World Resources Institute …

Review Of Corporation 2020 By Pavan Sukhdev

Indian economist Pavan Sukhdev inCorporation 2020 has brought to bear the many facets of his career as a banker with Deutsche Bank, an advisor to the United Nations with his Towards a Green Economy Report and The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity and his studies for the Indian government on India’s human and social capital. …