But What About the Futuristic Me?

By Dr. Gilbert Lancelot Raiford, Ethical Markets Advisory Board Member Presented at the World Future Society Conference, Orlando, FL, July 11-14, 2004 Whether because of myopia or “benign neglect”, futurists have blatantly shied away from discussing one of the most serious social problems this nation faces – that of a …

SHAREABLE -11 Affordable Housing Alternatives for City Dwellers

Alternative Affordable Housing & Eat Well on $4/Day   Has Your City Joined the International Sharing Cities Network? Find out more by clicking: HERE 11 Affordable Housing Alternatives for City Dwellers We’ve rounded up 11 affordable housing alternatives for city dwellers because if we want cities to continue to thrive, we …

Energy and Capital: These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday

These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday     These 3 Solar Stocks Fight for $5.1 Trillion Payday By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 When asked why he robbed banks, Slick Willie Sutton said, “Because that’s where the money is.” I’ve always loved that quote, not …

The Clean Energy Scam Continues

The Clean Energy Scam Continues By Jeff Siegel | Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Sometimes sales people are too good for their industry. Electric utility company Southern Co. (NYSE: SO), for example, managed to convince the state of Mississippi that it was going to revolutionize coal-fired power generation. The company promised …

Clean Tech Comes of Age; CELS Stock Index Up 81%; Top Ten Stories of 2013; and much more

research / reports / webinars / stock indexes / book / about Cleanwatch The e-Letter on Clean Technology from Clean Edge Welcome to Cleanwatch. Each issue offers the latest news, events, and other resources on clean energy, transportation, water, and materials. 2014: The Maturation of Clean Tech By Clint WIlder “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they …

Government by big business goes supranational

  http://mondediplo.com/2013/12/02tafta Le Monde diplomatique, English edition, December 2013 Government by big business goes supranational The corporation invasion A new treaty being negotiated in secret between the US and the EU has been specifically engineered to give companies what they want – the dismantling of all social, consumer and environmental …

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support by FishOutofWater for Climate Change SOS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/13/1255440/-Stanford-Poll-Finds-National-Mandate-for-Greenhouse-Gas-Cuts-with-Strong-Red-State-Support?detail=email   An overwhelming majority of Americans want the government to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions because they believe climate change is a real and present danger. It doesn’t matter, red …

Beyond GDP: Robert Manchin, Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation Europe, on measuring well-being and social progress

Click here to view this newsletter in your web browser  Interview Quote Spotlight In brief Agenda July 2013 In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with: Robert Manchin on measuring well-being and social progress Quote from: Robert F. Kennedy (1968) Spotlight on: Strong public support worldwide for going …

Schumacher Center for a New Economics: Seeds of Economic Transformation

The Left Forum Conference is held annually in New York City.  At this year’s conference Schumacher Center for a New Economics will present two panels: “Beyond CSA: Community Supported Industry” and “Reclaiming our Agricultural Commons.” New York City’s Left Forum is the largest annual conference of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations, …

Saving Energy: bringing down Europe’s energy prices

A Report from ECOFYS Apart from the environmental benefits -notably, reducing greenhouse gas emissions- energy savings have significant economic benefits for European economies: (1) they reduce the amount of money businesses and consumers need to spend on energy, (2) they have positive effects on employment and (3) they decrease dependency …