OTHER NEWS: Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’

Japan Remains Committed to ‘Advancing Vibrant Diplomacy’   By Isamu Ueda*   TOKYO, Jul  2014 (IPS) – In recent years, Japan has found itself it in a rapidly changing security environment. The global balance of power has shifted and various new threats have emerged within the region, including the development …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …

The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move?

Because you are a subscriber to Futurist Update, we thought you might be interested in news on an upcoming book release related to the future and to foresight. Announcing: The Naked Future: What Happens in a World That Anticipates Your Every Move? To be published on March 6, 2014 from Current Books (a …

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support

Stanford Poll Finds National Mandate for Greenhouse Gas Cuts with Strong Red State Support by FishOutofWater for Climate Change SOS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/11/13/1255440/-Stanford-Poll-Finds-National-Mandate-for-Greenhouse-Gas-Cuts-with-Strong-Red-State-Support?detail=email   An overwhelming majority of Americans want the government to take action to cut greenhouse gas emissions because they believe climate change is a real and present danger. It doesn’t matter, red …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Pacific Ocean temperature influences tornado activity in US Posted: 17 Oct 2013 02:40 PM PDT A researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the US. Unique skull find rebuts …

Climate Change, the Sharing Economy & Collaborating for a Brave New World

Symbiotic relationships in nature could show business the key to collaboration. Submitted by:Danielle Lanyard Posted:Oct 11, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST Tags:climate change, sharing economy, business, sea levels, economy,ecology, sustainability, eco, symbiosis, whole systems approach, collaboration, thoughting By Danielle Lanyard One of the most recent and startling headlines on climate change is the expected repercussions from the potential release of 50 …

Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE in Zurich on 14-15 November.

Contact: Iris Bune Tel: +31 20 428 67 52 email: [email protected]   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TBLI CONFERENCE™ Partners With Nexus Network   Amsterdam, 10 September, 2013 TBLI CONFERENCE™, the global Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and impact investor forum for asset owners and managers, has partnered with Nexus Network, …

ScienceDaily: New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News New approach to reveal function of Greenland’s ice sheet Posted: 15 Aug 2013 01:15 PM PDT Findings from a large-scale ice drilling study on the Greenland ice sheet may revise the models used to predict how ice sheets move. Slow earthquakes may foretell larger events Posted: …