Two Upcoming Conferences on Ecological Economics

“Degrowth in the Americas” International Conference Montreal, Quebec, Canada May 13-19, 2012 http://montreal.degrowth.org/ Speakers include: David Suzuki, William Rees, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Fullerton, Alain Gras, Joan Martinez-Alier, Serge Mongeau, Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán, Juliet Schor, Peter Victor, François Schneider Want social and environmental justice? Montreal conference to explore alternatives to …

Towards the People’s Summit at Rio+20: Alternative civil society perspectives on the zero draft Presented by UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and Social Watch

Hamish Jenkins, UN-NGLS, introduced the event, noting its aim is to discuss alternate civil society views on the road to the People’s Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio +20, to be held in parallel to Rio+20, which will provide a forum to organizations and social movements to discuss …

A note from Paul Hawken

We—you who are reading this—support Women’s Earth Alliance not because it goes to the root of the problem, but because it goes to the heart of the solution: women and to women’s culture. As James Hillman wrote, “Nature dies because culture dies.” To address resource shortages WEA is enlivening the greatest …

A Call for Civil Disobedience on the Keystone XL Pipeline

DEMAND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE! A Call for Civil Disobedience on the Keystone XL Pipeline FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2011 Contact: [email protected] Washington — Eleven veteran environmentalists on both sides of the border today called for demonstrations outside the White House later this summer to block the proposed Keystone XL pipeline …