ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Do gut bacteria rule our minds? In an ecosystem within us, microbes evolved to sway food choices Posted: 15 Aug 2014 04:22 PM PDT It sounds like science fiction, but it seems that bacteria within us — which outnumber our own cells about 100-fold — …

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil

5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range between 2020 and 2030. But more important than the timeframe of peak oil are its …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Bypassing the Power Grid

I spent most of last week on the West Coast with the family (and even went for a ride in the redwoods on an early 20th century steam train), but I came across a terrific video from EnergyShouldBe on why baseload power sources like coal and nuclear are incompatible with a largely …

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‘Liconomics’: China’s Green Revolution Arrives

Hat tip to Paul H. Ray for this  news . Encouraging , except to see the Chinese still wasting billions on nuclear power , the stupidest , most wasteful, dangerous and expensive way to  boil water !   As we report in our Green Transition scoreboard® Update , coming out  August …

SAI e-Newsletter: RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India

    Read Full Version | About SAI | |Subscribe| Donate | Training Schedule | Social Fingerprint® | Archive  RAGS Project to Reduce Gender Discrimination in India  This 3 year program in garment factories is a humble effort to change the lives of women and to help establish a communications platform for workers and managers   Video of Sumit Sahni, Factory Manager at …

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role: Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration

SAI Leadership Transitions to Shared CEO Role Starting July 2013, SAI President and Executive Director will alternate as CEO, working with new Director of Operations & Administration SAI President Alice Tepper Marlin and Executive Director Eileen Kaufman by PLMA Live during a video interview with PLMA Live – see video …

The Annual Conference of the World Future Society July 19-21, 2013 • Chicago Hilton Hotel • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A

The Annual Conference of the World Future Society July 19-21, 2013 • Chicago Hilton Hotel • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. We stand on the verge of a golden age of artificial intelligence (AI). Robots are making their way from the battlefield into our factories, schools, and nursing homes, and onto our roads. …