Voices of Hope & Launch of the International Alliance for Localization

  Local Futures     International Society for Ecology and Culture   July-August 2014   Photo: Karim Ahmed Hasan (Egypt) Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES In This Update     – Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis & the launch    of the International Alliance for Localization   – Announcing Planet …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

18th Update of Emerging Markets ESG Database of Contacts in SRI

Friday, July 25, 2014 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 18th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI). The Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program published an inaugural Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI on the capital markets research page of the …

Your invitation to ‘Schumacher College: A Think Tank for Hope’

Your invitation to ‘Schumacher College: A Think Tank for Hope’ An invitation from Satish Kumar, Founder and Visiting Fellow and Jon Rae, Head of Schumacher College We are writing to invite you to a very special event for Schumacher College in London and we very much hope that you will …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Posted: 03 May 2014 03:49 PM PDT With the first ever production of synthesized “solar” jet fuel, the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated the entire production chain for renewable kerosene obtained directly from …

Set for take-off in Singapore

IIRC Newsletter – April Edition <IR> set for take-off in Singapore singapore will soon have a roadmap for <IR> adoption, backed by a sound body of academic and empirical evidence, following the creation this month of a market-led <IR> steering committee.  “We are moving from concept to execution”, said Michael …

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion

Suitpossum: Post-crisis Adventures in Financial Subversion Seedbombing: Applying the Principles of Permaculture to Finance Posted: 15 Dec 2013 05:55 AM PST I originally wrote this article for Transition Free Press Edition 4. It’s published under a Creative Commons licence (see side panel for details) Finance, even in its most high-tech formulations, …

Futurist Update: Evolving the Ability to Evolve

December 2013 • Volume 14, No. 12 In this issue: ·        Evolving the Ability to Evolve ·        The Data-Driven Car ·        Self-Healing Electrodes Could Enable Super-Long-Lasting Electric Batteries ·        What’s Hot in THE FUTURIST Magazine Evolving the Ability to Evolve Some traits tend to evolve more than others, but can organisms evolve evolvabilityitself? A recent …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Expedition yields unexpected clues to ocean mysteries Posted: 03 Dec 2013 04:11 PM PST Geoscientists have revealed new discoveries about Earth’s development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean. Antarctic fjords are …