OUTLOOK TO THE NEXT 10 YEARS

The very latest peace research, news and events from Vision of Humanity. Now, more than ever, the world needs to focus not only on the challenges we face today, but also what lies ahead. Increasingly our research, and the research of others, is focusing on assessing risks we will face …

Military Needs To Plan For Impact Of Climate Change: Briefing For Defence Sector Highlights Threats To Peace And Security

Whether risks emerge from human aggression or other factors, the core mission of national military forces is to provide protection from threats to security. Climate Change is multiplying threats to peace and stability, forcing military leaders everywhere to adapt strategic planning. A briefing published today summarises security-related findings of the Intergovernmental …

TFF: Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research

 PressInfo Contact TFF Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research  Vegagatan 25, S – 22457 Lund, Sweden (+46) 738 52 52 00 Home • Blog • Facebook • Google+ • Twitter • YouTube old • YouTube•Vimeo     … the TFF PressInfos you may have missed     Dear new and old subscriber …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to AM PST A new study looks at colonies of social wasps and explores the acceptance …

Sustainable Development Update – 3 February 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

UN Scientific Advisory Board Holds Inaugural Meeting 31_January 2014: The first meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon set out a calendar for its work, and discussed means to tighten the linkage between the science and policy, as well as to define priority scientific issues for …

Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency

NEWS RELEASE    Media Contact: Patrick Kiker  [email protected]   202.507.4043 Making the Business Case for Energy Efficiency The inherent conflict between a utility’s business objectives and the objectives of customer energy efficiency programs has long been recognized. Alternative regulatory mechanisms can be implemented that not only make utilities indifferent to the …

Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission

It’s been a busy few months at the Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission. So there has been lots of reporting for our research team! Elsewhere in the Institute, we also have lots going on. Below you will find details of …

CSRwire: The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella?

  Daily News Alert   The Failure of Fiduciary Duty: A Ready-to-Use Corporate Umbrella? “Companies that use the excuse of “fiduciary duty” to avoid good corporate behavior aren’t serving their investors well.” It used to be that the relationship between a stockowner and a company was clear. You invested money, …