Teaching Happiness: The Prime Minister of Bhutan Takes on Education

Teaching Happiness: The Prime Minister of Bhutan Takes on Education interviewed by Dahlia Colman With a shift to democracy in 2008, many in Bhutan are worried about the consequences of increasing globalization and modernization. Now, Bhutan?s first prime minister is attempting to radically transform the country?s education system to fight …

No nukes, No problem: Germany’s rapid transition to renewables

No nukes, No problem. Germany is proving a rapid transition to renewable energy is possible ClimateProgress.org: 16 May 2011 06:52 AM PDT Within four decades, one of the world?s leading economies will be powered almost entirely by wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and geothermal power. Stephen Lacey: As Germany is showing, …

Climate Impacts on Energy Systems

Authors: Ebinger, Jane; Vergara, Walter Add to favorites Share: While the energy sector is a primary target of efforts to arrest and reverse the growth of greenhouse gas emissions and lower the carbon footprint of development, it is also expected to be increasingly affected by unavoidable climate consequences from the …

The International Green Energy Council Collaborates With Hannover Messe 2011

Hannover Messe Features: The E – Energy Center is a special display for providers of energy-sector hardware and software solutions. One of the big themes at the Center will be smart grids – fully integrated systems that intelligently manage electricity generation, distribution and storage as well as load balancing. Other …

False Economy by Alan Beattie

Review by Hazel Henderson This book is a gem! Historian and economist Alan Beattie gives us a sweeping but deeply researched overview of trade through the centuries, leading us to greater understanding of today’s issues over trade development and globalization. We are treated to deeply skeptical views of most government …

Event Summary: Green Investment Bank Summit

Event Summary: Green Investment Bank Summit Tuesday 9th November 2010 Joan Walley opened the meeting, declaring that she believed, “like most people here, a Green Investment Bank (GIB) is urgently needed.” Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, described the Green Investment Bank (GIB) as …

Mainstream Energy Investment Meets SRI

Opal Financial Group’s Energy Investment Forum will bring together experts from throughout the country to discuss the most important topics in the energy sector. Attendees will represent many of the nation’s pension funds, endowments, and trusts as well as representing utility companies, federal and state government agencies, and energy-equipment companies. …