InterGenerational Model UN Program at SFSU, Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

__________________________________________ Official Invitation August 10, 2014 The united nations Association – san francisco Chapter is inviting all high school, college students, and interested adults to participate in our next Inter Generational Model UN exercise.  September 27th 2014 at san francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave. San Francisco, CA. This magnificent simulation of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Distinct sensory-motor reflexes in fruit flies: Use odor receptors, visual cues to find fruit Posted: 04 Feb 2014 03:55 PM PST That fruit fly appearing moments after you poured that first glass of cabernet, has just used a poppy-seed-sized brain to conduct a finely-choreographed search and …

Saving the Oceans by Mining for Oil – From the Plastics!

  By Kelsey May, September 27, 2013 Photos by Ann Slothower   On September 24, 2013, at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. in Vancouver, the Upcycle the Gyres Society hosted the first public demonstration of its goal: convert land and ocean plastic waste into profit.   In four hours, the …

Other News: United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries

   United Nations Still Popular in Most Countries   By Jim Lobe*   WASHINGTON, Sep 18 2013 (IPS) – On the eve of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a newly released survey of 39 countries shows that the world body remains relatively popular around the globe. …

Footprint Network News: Highlights of California’s First Ecological Footprint Report

Issue 32, July 2013   Tell a Friend   Subscribe     Footprint Network Blog Our Partners We’re Hiring Ecological Footprint Newsroom About Us About Global Footprint Network   Our mission is to promote a sustainable economy by advancing the Ecological Footprint, a measurement tool that makes the reality of …

Futurist Update: Designing Clothing for Space Travel

    In this issue: ·        Designing Clothing for Space Travel ·        Smartphone Ownership Passes 55% of U.S. Adults ·        A Big Data Approach to Detecting Viruses ·        With More Hunger Comes More Risk Taking ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine   Advertisement  The Annual Conference of the World Future Society: July 19-21, 2013, at …

Press Release: Public Backing for Going Beyond GDP Remains Strong: Global Poll

LONDON – The public around the world remains strongly in favour of replacing GDP with a broader way of reporting national progress, according to a new global poll released today. The study, conducted by GlobeScan on behalf of Ethical Markets, business think tank Tomorrow’s Company and the ICAEW, surveyed 10,845 …

Time to Act – May Newsletter – Schumacher College

Time to Act – May Newsletter For 22 years Schumacher College has brought together leading thinkers from around the world to envision a better future. Courses this year begin to focus on how we can act to bring this future into reality.   We look at the importance of happiness and …

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity

Education Leads to Lower Fertility and Increased Prosperity www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights13 By Brigid Fitzgerald Reading Earth Policy Release Data Highlights May 12, 2011 As the world continues to add close to 80 million people each year, high population growth is running up against the limits of our finite planet, threatening global economic …