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Global GreenUp, LLC has released the detailed planning of the first-of-its-kind green-living and sustainability showcase to hit Jacksonville, (www.jacksonvillegreenexpo.com). Jacksonville Green Expo is scheduled to kick-off its inaugural two-day event by hosting a colorful reception breakfast at 10am on Saturday, October 18 with a celebration [...]
September 10, 2008 Lester R. Brown The social and economic gap between the world's richest 1 billion people and its poorest 1 billion has no historical precedent. Not only is this gap wide, it is widening. The poorest billion are trapped at subsistence level and the richest billion are becoming wealthier with each passing year. [...]
Elisabet Sahtouris, a member of the Ethical Markets Research Board, co-organized the Hokkaido Foundations of Science Symposium (HFSS) featured in this issue of the VIA-LI newsletter. Read more...
LET THE ENERGY GAMES BEGIN WIND'S PORT OF ENTRY OCEAN ENERGY TO POWER GOOGLE'S SEA-GOING DATA CENTER YESTERDAY: TOP SCIENTIST NOTES BIG GOOD, BIG BAD IN THE PICKENS PLAN WHERE THE WIND IS HOOPSTER SUNS BUILD SUN
Dear Friends of the CIW, It is an exciting time in the development of the CIW. I want to be a part of it, and I hope you will too. The abundance of activities outlined in this e-bulletin, is to show that we are closing in on a project launch date. I can now tell you that it will happen in the spring of 2009. I want to take the opportunity to [...]
SOLAR BEST BUYS (AND WIND) – CHEAPER THAN NUCLEAR TURNING AROUND THE CORN ETHANOL BANDWAGON BIG UTILITY IN BIG WIND BUY YESTERDAY: WHAT'S THE NEW NEW ENERGY? POLAR BEARS: ENDANGERED, THREATENED OR SHAFTED? CHINA HOT WATER HEATERS HOT
IPS News (Inter Press Service News Agency) Article url: http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=43416 Q&A: Interview with Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, President of Soka Gakkai International UNITED NATIONS, Aug 1 (IPS) - As citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are painfully reminded of the horrors of atomic bombings that devastated the two Japanese [...]
The Federal Trade Commission today announced the results of a study on food marketing to children and adolescents. The report, Marketing Food to Children and Adolescents: A Review of Industry Expenditures, Activities, and Self-Regulation, finds that 44 major food and beverage marketers spent $1.6 billion to promote their products to children under [...]
London’s The Independent on Sunday, 13 July 2008 has an article on the forthcoming 2008 State of the Future:
We've seen the future ... and we may not be doomed UN report finds life is getting better for people worldwide – but that governments are failing to grasp the opportunities offered at 'a unique time'. Geoffrey Lean and Jonathan Owen report (more…)
New nukes not ready for prime time: Nuclear Regulatory Commission deals devastating blow to nuclear power industry
by Harvey Wasserman CounterPunch July 25, 2008 A devastating blow to the much-hyped revival of atomic power has been delivered by an unlikely source -- the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The NRC says the "standardized" designs on which the entire premise of returning nuclear power to center stage is based have massive holes in them, and may [...]