WATCH: Black churches join the climate fight. The tide is about to turn!

“The Black church has always joined hands with other faith traditions and stood on the front lines as they did in Selma, Alabama, fifty years ago. Now it’s time to take on climate change.” –Reverend Ambrose Carroll, Green For All Fellow + Green The Church Founder People of all faiths …

Campaign Lab 3: Return Of The Movement

Applications Open – Campaign Lab 3 Campaign Lab 3: Return Of The Movement Big news! Applications are now open for Campaign Lab – our 6 month training programme for economic, environmental and social justice campaigners. The programme is run by a collaboration between The Finance Innovation Lab, New Economics Foundation and Public Interest …

Review Of ‘The Second Machine Age’

Summary Hazel Henderson’s perspective on the recently published book, ‘The Second Machine Age’ by Erik Byrynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, authors of Race Against the Machine. Explores the role of digitization in finance, economics and the economy. Lauds authors’ break from traditional “economism” while questioning their faith in silicon valley. Erik …

Announcing Science in Society #61 – Spring 2014 Reclaiming Science for the Public Good

When scientists produced a report warning that the current level of climate change, the Bush administration did not simply ignore their findings. Instead, they changed the report to make it appear that the scientists’ carbon emissions ([1] Scientific Integrity in Washington, SiS 49, [2]). That was not just a bit of political spin; …

Other News – Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*)

   Pope Francis lambasts the rich and reminds the world of what matters most (*) Peter Popham – The Independent The head of the Church makes a simple point: Modern society is putty in the hands of the wealthy The applause of the pilgrims he can take for granted. But …

Call for governments to inquire if money and the financial system is fit for purpose?

The crisis of legitimacy of the political and financial systems In my view Government is not “fit for the purpose” of facilitating a transition to “Democratic Money with Environmental Values [to] Reduce Market Failures”. I suspect the reason why “the Australian Government has led the way by setting upa Financial System Inquiry” …

KL Felicitas Foundation

EXCITING NEWS! Dear Friends, Family and Impact Peers, Thirteen years ago, Charly and I embarked on a journey to challenge the financial industry status quo – the belief that postive impact and market return could not co-exist in an investment portfolio.  Today we are proud to announce the publication of Evolution of …

Schumacher Center for a New Economics: Seeds of Economic Transformation

The Left Forum Conference is held annually in New York City.  At this year’s conference Schumacher Center for a New Economics will present two panels: “Beyond CSA: Community Supported Industry” and “Reclaiming our Agricultural Commons.” New York City’s Left Forum is the largest annual conference of left and progressive intellectuals, activists, academics, organizations, …

NewEnergyNews: TODAY’S STUDY: WHERE THE COSTS ARE IN SOLAR

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines click here for main page: http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, January 22: * TODAY’S STUDY: WHERE THE COSTS ARE IN SOLAR * QUICK NEWS, January 22: OBAMA INAUGURAL BOOSTS NEW ENERGY; A BET ON THE PTC’S EXTENSION PAYS OFF; WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT THE SMART GRID   Yesterday * …