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Each evolutionary step in human civilization has involved intense social turbulence. Change is the most difficult aspect of being human: shifting our own mindset and attitude when we confront a new reality is something that places enormous stress on the human mind and on our social systems. The mixed emotions and cognitive dissonance that occur [...]
JULY UPDATE * GEC Global Meeting - join us in London * MWM SDG event and report launch * Connect with new GEC members CONVENOR UPDATE An update from Oliver Greenfield - Convenor of the GECAs the smoke clears on post-Brexit Britain there is at least one pertinent lesson for us. Political order rests on its ability to deliver [...]
Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Volume 33 Number 21 | Wednesday, 13 July 2016 HLPF 2016 Highlights Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | UN Headquarters, New York Languages: EN (HTML/PDF) FR (HTML/PDF)Visit our IISD/ENB Meeting Coverage from UN Headquarters, New York at:http://www.iisd.ca/hlpf/2016/ The second day of the 2016 meeting of [...]
Projects we think you'll love. Heavenly Citizen Science Photo: NASA "80% of North Americans cannot see the Milky Way because of the effects of artificial lighting," according to The Guardian. Measure light pollution near you this week and contribute to this important research. Or, if you're lucky [...]
Disclaimer: Hazel Henderson is an investor in Envision Solar A Must-Watch Video About Envision Solar's Partnership with The Honor FoundationA must-watch video discussing our partnership with The Honor Foundation. The Honor Foundation is a unique Transition Readiness Institute created exclusively for Navy SEALs and the U.S. Special [...]
With intolerance, racial tensions, and violence reflected daily in the news, will you support our WE Campaign to address root causes?
WE - A global campaign of We, The World to unite and amplify the effortsof people, organizations and movements working for the common good WE.net We, The World and the WE Campaign could use your support now! WE.net/donate "Real progress will require unprecedented organizing and multi-movement cooperation with goals that include [...]
MacArthur Foundation to Present $100 Million Grant Opportunity at WorldFuture 2016 Sunday Keynote Lunch, July 24The MacArthur Foundation ($6.5 billion endowment) is seeking out future-minded problem solvers from the World Future Society who are ready to change the world. That's why they're coming to WorldFuture 2016: because we are stepping up [...]
The Opposite of Violence No matter where you live in the world, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by headlines in the news today. From bombings in Baghdad to violence between police and civilians in the US, there is so much conflict tearing our communities apart. But there are also people coming together and making our communities stronger. What [...]
Wales to measure 'good jobs' As zero-hour contracts reach a record high, Wales is to start measuring the proportion of workers with ‘good jobs’ by taking into account security of employment and wages What happened next?: UK law puts gender on development agenda We look back at the progress made following a UK law passed in 2014 requiring [...]
From Blockchain technologies that transform villages to power generators that run on carbon dioxide – we’ve been seeing, and scouting it all. As we gear up to selecting next year’s Katerva winner we’ve been busy researching thousands of potential nominees for the 2017 Award. See our progress here on the brand new Katerva [...]