Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice

Ethical Markets has campaigned for 30  years to  get all externalities internalized within company and  public sector balance sheets. We salute the IMF for this report  and  I hope to review the full volume soonest. Hazel Henderson,Editor   Previous IMF studies set forth the basic principle that getting energy prices …

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from …

20 June 2012 – Pavan Sukhdev and Jeffrey Sachs – SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

INVITATION The three Executive Secretaries of the Rio Conventions: Ms. Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Mr. Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD are pleased to invite you to attend the following panel session being held under the auspices of the Rio Conventions Pavilion. SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE …

Solar & Wind Energy Subsidies Should Continue ?Forever?

Solar & Wind Energy Subsidies Should Continue ?Forever? Posted: 29 Apr 2012 11:20 AM PDT clean energy subsidies It seems that every day I?m reading (or even writing) about solar and wind energy?s price and potential without government subsidies ? but it is really ridiculous that dropping government subsidies should …

Envisioning a Global Economic Dashboard

A publication from The Economist Economic futurist Hazel Henderson offers alternative measures. A growing number of economists and policy makers argue that statistics such as gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national product (GNP) may be useful as snapshots of a nation’s total economic activity, but they are limited in …

Small-scale farmers increasingly at risk from ‘global land grabbing’

New research on the global rush for agricultural land shows that small-scale farmers will increasingly lose out to major corporations as land deals ignore local tenure rights. by Jun Borras, Ian Scoones, David Hughes Fresh evidence from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the former Soviet Union was presented last week …

Consumptionomics by Chandran Nair, J. Wiley & Sons 2011

Review by Hazel Henderson © 2011 From the Washington Consensus to the Beijing Consensus! Reading Chandran Nair’s book was like a breath of fresh air! Nair tackles all the stultifying dogmas of market fundamentalism and shows how the West’s peddling of its Washington Consensus policies over the developing world has …