World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

Sustainable Development Update – 26 November 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 26 November 2013 UN-NGLS Publishes Policy Briefs for OWG 5 23_November 2013: Based on three consultations with civil society, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) has produced two papers to inform the fifth session of the UN General Assembly’s (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable …

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 …

Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

Call for AbstractsNexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference March 4–7, 2014 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC USA The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, …

Footage, Photos, and Stories: the 2013 Conference

  April 2013 ·        Conference Report ·        The Conference in Nine Minutes (and One Second) ·        Plenary Footage: “Envisioning the Future” ·        Byron Bay Surf Club ·        Conference Photo Gallery ·        Conference Articles ·        Upcoming Community Screenings The Economics of Happiness Conference 2013 Report After months of preparation, the 2013 Economics of Happiness Conference, held in Byron …

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius

The First Biomimicry Summit in Europe: Switzerland’s Financial Capital is Seduced by Nature’s Genius Jamie Brown, Project Director, BASE (Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy); former Head of Secretariat, UNEP Sustainable Energy Finance Alliance, Switzerland 3 Sept. 2012 Nearly 100 leaders from fields spanning industry, finance, architecture, engineering, government and academia …

UN Officials Link Rio+20 Success to International Solidarity

Latest News – 22 December 2011 Last Update for 2011 We_at_IISD RS wish you all the best for this holiday season and throughout the coming year. We will resume publication of our knowledgebases on 3 January 2012. Thank you for your support during 2011. continued… UN Officials Link Rio+20 Success …