AMI 9th Annual Conference Report – An Important Conference

Dear Friends of the American Monetary Institute, Three areas to discuss: * First, a report on the 9th Annual AMI Monetary Reform Conference by Jamie Walton. * Second, a link to our Google Group posting of a “Gem” of an article organized and written by first time conference participant, Nick …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

Funding the US government and avoiding the fiscal cliff

By Dr Shann Turnbull, Co-founding Member of the Sustainable Money Working Group, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member, October 2013 The US government could fund both its operations and avoid the fiscal cliff by introducing a self-liquidating and self-financing negative interest rate complementary currency. The US Treasury could issue say one trillion …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                               http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, October 7: * TODAY’S STUDY: CALIFORNIA NEW ENERGY GOES FROM  VENTURE CAPITAL TO BIG CAPITAL * QUICK NEWS, October 7: SOLAR AND THE …

Solar Energy International: September ? Newsletter: Fall is here and so is the 2014 Training Schedule!

  Featured Workshop PVOL101: Solar Electric Design and Installation  (Grid-Direct) November 4 – Online Support SEI with Your iPad. Download the Introduction to Renewable Energy eBook for Apple iPad – FREE Upcoming Hands-on and Online Workshops PV201L: Solar Elecrtric Lab Week (Grid-Direct) October 7 – Paonia, CO. MH101: Micro-Hydro Design & Installation October 28 – Ogden …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: HOW WATER WILL CHANGE ENERGY

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                              http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, September 30: * TODAY’S STUDY: HOW WATER WILL CHANGE ENERGY * QUICK NEWS, September 30:  NEW ENERGY AND THE GRID; A BIG IPO …

Forget owning a solar panel, buy a stake in one instead

      SmartPlanet Daily September 30, 2013 Your must-read morning briefing from SmartPlanet, delivered five days a week.   From the Desk of … Over the weekend, SmartPlanet switched to a format in which all weekly feature stories will be published and ready for perusal by Sunday morning. This daily newsletter …

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 …

The Cybernetics of Sustainability: Definition and Underlying Principles

“We are happy to publish this paper by Michael Ben-Eli who is not only an innovative thinker but also a pragmatic activist in applying his insights in the Negev Desert with a Bedouin Community.” ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Michael Ben-Eli The Sustainability Laboratory, New York Sustainability: Has the true meaning …