Entertainment for Change-Video

“Ethical Markets highly recommends these podcasts produced by our partner Paul Ellis, as well as this exciting video for the UN’s SDGs by the young dancers of Entertainment for Change!  Enjoy! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ Description: The #SDGGROOVE is an original song and dance created with the mission to activate youth around …

BREAKING NEWS: VICTORY in California

“Ethical Markets welcomes this exciting news that California Governor Gavin Newsome has signed the Public Banking Act, so  that Californians can keep control of their own taxes and direct them to  meet local democratically-determined public  investments!   Our congratulations to the tireless efforts of our Advisory Board member, the brilliant lawyer, …

REN21 Newsletter – October 2019

Newsletter – October 2019 In this issue News from the Secretariat |  News from the Network | Upcoming Events As we move from a fossil fuel economy to a renewable energy economy, we see more and more players involved in energy decisions. Such a massive transition presents an opportunity to create a more …

Guardian: “Uproar after Research Claims Red Meat Poses no Health Risk

Uproar after research claims red meat poses no health risk One expert says findings by international experts represent ‘egregious abuse of evidence’ Sarah Boseley Health editor Critics of the study say many of the participants were young and unlikely to succumb to illness during the trial period. Photograph: Getty New …

C-Span, Internet and Consumer Protection

OCTOBER 16, 2019 Internet and Consumer Protection Google and Reddit officials testified before two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees about internet privacy and consumer protection. The hearing focused on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects from liability internet service providers, tech companies, and internet users who re-post …

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to Fight Global Poverty

“These three new Bank of Sweden Prizewinners (often confused with actual Nobel Prizes): MIT’s Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were a surprise to many, including this author, see my review below of their book,  “Poor Economics“ (2011).   Many also questioned their reliance on using the method …

Climate Friendly Travel Ambitions Report

Last week in New York in the context of the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit, and WTTC’s parallel event, we did the following: Hosted the first STRONG Climate Dinner for 100 senior Travel, Climate, and UN leaders Launched the first STRONG Climate Lecture given by Michael E. Mann, top Climate …

Millennium Project Newsletter 6.0

Newsletter Newsletter 6.0 1. Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions 2. The State of the Future 19.1 in several languages 3. International Strategic Foresight Certification Training in Brazil 4. South African Node Work/Tech Workshop 12 Minute Documentary 5. Foresight European Network (FEN) 6. Ibero-American Foresight Network (RIBER) 7. Mini Trip Reports …