Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Can an Equity Agenda Spark Economic Growth?

Can an Equity Agenda Spark Economic Growth? By Neal Peirce For Release Sunday, November 20, 2011 (c) 2011 Washington Post Writers Group DETROIT — “We stand with Occupy Wall Street. We’re inspired by the organizing we’ve seen… It catches the moment.” But the group PolicyLink, meeting here last week with …

India Women, Food and Climate Change Training

A NOTE FROM WEA’S CO-DIRECTORS Dear Colleagues, Allies and Friends, It’s official. WEA is 5. As you know, we’ll be celebrating at our Anniversary Gala “Unlocking the Future” next Wednesday, May 18th. We will hear inspirational words from Paul Hawken, Kavita Ramdas and 2010 Women and Water Participant Catherine Makane …