Undermining Democracy: The 2019 Elections in Thailand, the Philippines, and India

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this report “Undermining Democracy“ on the recent election results in Thailand, The Philippines and India, by our brilliant friends at Focus on the Global South (incidentally, a co-publisher of my  ‘Beyond Globalization’ (1999). The authors of “Undermining Democracy” (free download) throw light on the global encroachment …

TODAY: Knight invests $50M to build a new field of research

There’s no question that technology has helped make life more convenient. We can connect to friends and family, access basic services, and even find love with just the quick swipe of a finger. But now we’re facing worrying signs that the technology revolution has introduced new vulnerabilities to democracy. From …

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190717132745.htm   The more CO2 we emit from burning coal and oil and gas, the more we heat our climate — this sounds simple, and it is. Different analyzes have come up with different estimates of how much CO2 humankind can still …

CCC Keynote: How the UK will meet the 2050 Target

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this video and report from Ethical Corporation on Britain’s Zero GHGs target for 2050. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ This week saw the Committee on Climate Change publish a report highlighting the lack of action by the UK Government, across a number of indicators, in meeting the 2050 …

Sustainable Buildings & Energy_GreenMoney July/Aug 19

Heatherwick Studio completed a shopping centre at London’s King’s Cross, formed of two converted 19th-century coal warehouses; photo courtesy of Hufton+Crow Welcome to our July/August issue on “Sustainable Buildings and Energy,” a topic so impactful, it merits a double issue.  This World Resources Institute quote from lead article writer Sam …

What counts for our climate: Carbon budgets untangled

“Ethical Markets finds this report yet one more reason for accelerating the expansion of global food systems to invest in scaling halophyte agriculture, since these salt-loving plants can capture more ambient CO2 in their roots than any other human method except old growth forests. Hazel Henderson, Editor” What counts for …

Museum of the Future – Dubai

Key designer is Lath Carlson, who was formerly at the Franklin Institute, then @ The Tech Museum about 4-7 years ago (now = The Tech Interactive).   In July 2007, thanks to some support for live videoconferencing from Jack Gottsman— Jack Park, Linda D’Acquisto, Ibuki Kamei (then a HS senior …

Dangers of 5G

A Slow Death by 5G Wireless Technology Richard Gale and Gary Null PhD Progressive Radio Network, July 9, 2019 During the past year, Senate hearings leading up to the roll out of 5G wireless technology have made it quite clear that the race to capture first prize in the Internet …

John Lennon Inspires Paul Polman’s Next Move

Not many CEOs of global corporations have cited John Lennon as the inspiration for a major initiative. But then Paul Polman, former chief executive of Unilever, is no business-as-usual CEO. July 10, 2019 John Lennon Inspires Paul Polman’s Next Move Not many CEOs of global corporations have cited John Lennon …

Millennium Project Trip Report: Seoul, Korea

“Ethical Markets recommends this report by our colleague Jerome Glenn, co-founder of the Millennium Project, producers of the annual STATE OF THE FUTURE REPORTS. I serve on the Planning Committee.    Hazel Henderson, Editor“ The Financial News of Korea along with the Ministries of Science and Technology, and Information and Communication …