Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets

Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets By LISA W. FODERARO  NY Times, SEPT. 21, 2014 Slide Show Slide Show|13 Photos A Demonstration for the Planet in Manhattan CreditDamon Winter/The New York Times C Legions of demonstrators frustrated by international inaction on global warming descended on New York …

A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities

  September 18, 2014 | View Online     Green Growth     A U.S. Program for Controlling Climate Change and Expanding Job Opportunities Employees of California Green Design install solar electrical panels on the roof of a home in Glendale, California. By Robert Pollin, Heidi Garrett-Peltier, James Heintz, and Bracken …

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range between 2020 and 2030. But more important than the timeframe of peak oil are its …

Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States

A report from the Risky Business Project, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Office of Hank Paulson, the Rockefeller Family Fund, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the TomKat Charitable Trust   From the Executive Summary:   Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States uses …

Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy

  Why a Melting Arctic Could Sink the Global Economy SOURCE: AP/Brennan Linsley An Inuit hunter and fisherman steers his boat past a melting iceberg and along a fjord leading away from the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet. By Cathleen Kelly | Center for American Progress,  March 19, 2014 Download the …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context by Hazel Henderson

A monthly look at Employment and Income in the USA   Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January and upward revisions in November and December added 34,000 jobs.  November’s total non-farm employment was revised upward to 274,000.  The unemployment rate decreased from 6.7% to 6.6% while the civilian labor force …

the Globalist: Systematically Silencing America

September 25, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     New Features Systematically Silencing America Stephan Richter | How Republicans and their allies deal with America’s real problems such as gun violence. The Social Cost of U.S. Guns In Focus | How much does the United States spend each year on gun …

Syria: A Potent Alternative to Military Action

“We at Ethical Markets fully support this sensible alternative to military action – Hazel Henderson, Ed. President Obama has decided to take >his case for a military strike against the Assad regime to the U.S. Congress, with the aim of “firing a shot across the bow” of Syria. As the typical Washington …

International financial crisis accelerates the transition of the global economy sustainable

The international financial crisis that rocked especially the United States and Europe, from 2008, is a landmark at the turn of the global economy sustainable. She caused insecurity and distrust of banks and financial institutions worldwide and political allies, responsible for the consequences that impacted the planet, and caused the migration …