WRI Digest: Climate Conference Special Edition

How Can Countries Make Progress at COP23? Work with Cities  The UN’s annual Conference of the Parties (COP) climate conference begins this week in Bonn. Ani Dasgupta, director of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, writes that now more than ever, cities are the key to progress. Learn more.   …

Reminder: Global Social Change Summit Starts Today!

After months of planning, the event of the year is finally HERE! Today 13th November, the Global Social Change Summit 2017 – Transforming Nations officially  begins, kicking off with fantastic interviews of Lynne Twist, Vik Maraj, Tim Kelley, Rinaldo Brutoco, and Dr. Rama Mani! Remember, every day you will receive links …

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!”

“Hey COP23: Bitcoin Miners Exploding CO2 Emissions!” © Hazel Henderson 2017 New Scientist reports Bitcoin miners conspicuous consumption of (mostly fossil-based) electricity at 23.07 terawatts annually, see “Bitcoin Energy Bill Matches Ecuador’s!” “Thus, COP23’s newest challenge is from the growing speculative bubble of Bitcoin and the rush to additional cryptocurrencies. Distrust in governments, their …

Join Riane Eisler November 9 -The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30!

“Ethical Markets  congratulates Riane Eisler on this 30th anniversary of The Chalice and the Blade.  We are honored that Riane serves on our illustrious global Advisory Board.      ~~ Hazel Henderson, Editor “ The Chalice and the Blade Turns 30!  November 9: A Live Online Celebration with Riane Eisler “This …

An Invitation to the Global Social Change Summit

My heart is bursting with joy. Why? Because I want to invite you to the online Global Social Change Summit 2017 on Transforming Nations, hosted by the Global Institute for Extraordinary Women (GIFEW) on November 13-17, 2017. During the summit I’ll be speaking on Business as the Catalyst for Transforming Nations. I’m …

SDG Update – 17 October 2017

FEATURED Annual World Bank, IMF Meetings Launch Initiatives on Poverty, Women Entrepreneurs, City Resilience 15 October 2017: The Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) considered topics related to several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as improving human capital, gender equality, youth, sustainable mobility, …

Good news from China : salt water rice

“Ethical Markets has been pointing to the need to use salt-loving plants (halophytes) in human foods for decades, See for example our TV show “Investing in Desert Greening” and our Green Transition Scoreboard 2014 “Plenty of Water”!. Good news from China: rice grown in salt water is now on the …

The Millennium Project Releases New Report: State of the Future 19.0

The Millennium Project Releases New Report: State of the Future 19.0 Futurists and other experts organized by The Millennium Project provide a coherent framework to understand global change and prospects for the future. Possibly the most comprehensive synthesis of future challenges – from AI, synthetic biology, robotics, and nanotech to …