Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews

“P2P Foundation” – 2 new articles 1.     Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews 2.     Legislation and Finance for community ownership of renewable energy across Europe 3.     More Recent Articles 4.     Search P2P Foundation 5.     Prior Mailing Archive Peer production, disruption and the law …

SMARTPLANET DAILY: Top 10 U.S. cities to start a new business

  MANAGE | READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS   SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES ON SMARTPLANET, FIVE DAYS A WEEK. May 09, 2014 FROM THE DESK OF … Number three is Omaha, NE and two is Miami, FL. You’ll (probably) never guess the number one U.S. city …

White House Targets Methane Emissions

White House Targets Methane Emissions On March 28, the white house released a multi-pronged strategy to reduce methane emissions from a variety of sources, a step the administration says is an outgrowth of the President’s Climate Action Plan announced last year. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, about 20 times more potent …

“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO)

“Harvard Quality with BuzzFeed Agility” – Chief Digital Officers Explore Digital Disruption in Education (VIDEO) academia and caused as much hype, consternation, and panic in such a short period.” The technology in question relates to MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses. And that pronouncement was made by Sree Sreenivasan, former Chief …

Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being

Why We Measure: It’s All About People and Our Planet’s Well-being From the Editor As we wind down the year, we’re reflecting on the many leaders and organizations we’ve worked with around the world. 2013 has been an especially gratifying year as we celebrated our organization’s tenth anniversary. Below are …

India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’

  India’s dangerous ‘food bubble’  Lester R. Brown http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update119 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 4, 2013 india is now the world’s third-largest grain producer after china and the united states. The adoption of higher-yielding crop varieties and the spread of irrigation have led to this remarkable tripling of …

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 …

Letter and Petition to USG on NSA Surveillance

President Barack Obama The White House Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Office of the Director of National Intelligence The Honorable Harry Reid Senate Majority Leader United States Senate The Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy Chairman Committee …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

WIRED Money: A unique opportunity to meet those reinventing and reimagining the financial sector

A unique opportunity to meet those reinventing and reimagining the financial sector A conference in partnership with @TheFinanceLab Join us at the WIRED Money conference on July 1 and listen to the world’s finest minds transforming the most disruptive sector of 2013: money, banking and finance.   The Finance Innovation Lab 10% DISCOUNT Enter …