A Humanist Economics

”  I have long supported  Louis and Patricia Kelso’s  ground-breaking work , now newly relevant as automation and the digitizing of ever more sectors of our economy proceed more rapidly.   We thank the Kelso  Institute for sending us this fine article from THE HUMANIST,  Hazel Henderson, Editor”     A …

CAE: 4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer

ACEEE BLOG POST   Media Contact: Patrick Kiker [email protected], (202) 507-4043     4 Ways Your City Can Be Cooler Next Summer   By Virginia Hewitt, Local Policy Research Assistant   This summer was a scorcher. Heat waves repeatedly struck the Midwest and South, sparing only sections of the Northeast. All …

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps , Planck Foundation

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Ethical Markets  thanks the Planck Foundation for permission to  post this useful new approach –  Hazel Henderson, Editor   BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Traditional QE only leads to carry trade (a money flow to high yield / high risk foreign financial markets) and thereby does nothing …

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials

Inventory Finds Increase in Consumer Products Containing Nanoscale Materials Re-launched Inventory Seeks Input to Address Scientific Uncertainty                                                                                                    WASHINGTON — The updated Nanotechnology Consumer Products Inventory now contains 1,628 consumer products that have been introduced to the market since 2005, representing a 24 percent increase since the last update in 2010. In addition …

Good Summary of Climate Scientists’ IPCC 2013 Report

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, and the concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased. Each of …

GMI RATINGS: Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks

June 6, 2013 Snoozing Boards Can Stunt Your Stocks  (MotleyFool, 6/5/13) “Entrenched boards can lead to company-stunting problems. CEOs are overcompensated, risk is poorly addressed or managed, new consumer trends are missed, stagnant bureaucracies petrify, and terrible disasters like the financial crisis happen. The beauty of a system with checks and …

BANKING VS DEMOCRACY: how power shifted from parliament to the banking sector

EXECUtIVE SUMMARY This report asks if power has shifted from Westminster down the river to the City of London. What we find is a banking system that has more ‘spending power’ than the democratically elected government, no accountability to the people, and massive concentration of power in the hands of …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Microalgae produce more oil faster for energy, food or products

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Microalgae produce more oil faster for energy, food or products New light shed on ancient Egyptian port and ship graveyard Schoolboy finds 300 million year old fossil New foot-and-mouth vaccine is safer and cheaper to produce Air pollution stunts coral growth Retinoic acid gradient visualized for …

Fed’s Fisher: Top 5 U.S. banks should be broken up

Fed’s Fisher: Top 5 U.S. banks should be broken up Wed Feb 29 19:02:19 UTC 2012 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The biggest five banks in the United States are too powerful and should be broken up, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher said on Wednesday. The financial crisis has left the …