Ecocities Emerging – To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era – November 2013 Issue

A recently published article in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that at least 8.8 billion habitable Earth size planets exist in the Milky Way Galaxy alone. A super-computer simulation estimates that the number of galaxies in the universe may be 500 billion. Logical conclusion: there is life out there …

The Crowd Cafe: The Rise of Meaningful Investing

  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] The Rise of Meaningful Investing Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   Crowdinvesting is the byproduct of two strands of disruption: technical and cultural.  We explored the technical disruption in the first part of this series. Specifically looking at low-end disruption, a pattern codified by Clayton …

PCI Messenger – Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

          contents    1. new fellow    2. latest publications    3. resilience picks    4. transition us update    5. events     It may be an exaggeration to say that the nation’s capital was built on a swamp, but being there with temperatures hovering at 90°F (32°C) and humidity at nearly 100%, you …

ONE SPARK EVENT: Crowdfunding Comes to Jacksonville, Florida

ONE SPARK EVENT: Crowdfunding Comes to Jacksonville, Florida By Marianna Smith, JD One spark can light a fire! That is exactly what happened in Jacksonville, FL, during 5 days in April 2013. The entire downtown area was packed with over 400 creators pitching their ideas, creations and dreams to an …

Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference

Call for AbstractsNexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference March 4–7, 2014 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC USA The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference on March 3-7, …

Is American Nonviolence Possible?

        Is American Nonviolence Possible?   By TODD MAY* – The New York Times The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence. – Martin Luther King Jr.   We are steeped in violence.   This past week was of course a searing reminder: Monday’s bombing …

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow at the Global Green Growth Institute, http://www.zadek.net/blog Originally published on OpenDemocracy.net Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong reason. S&P …

Social Enterprise Associates – Newsletter – April 2011

ENTERPRISE IN ACTION NEWSLETTER April 2011 – Issue #: 22 Latest News We’re fresh back from the William James Foundation’s 8th Annual Gathering! Included in the excitement was the naming of the 2011 Entrant Recruitment Award after Drew Tulchin of Social Enterprise Associates, which went to The Social Venture Network. …

PCI wins YouTube DoGooder nonprofit video award.

A publication from Post Carbon Institute contents 1. we won! 2. the end of growth 3. the post carbon reader 4. latest publications 5. energy bulletin picks 6. transition us update 7. events Leave it to the bombing campaign in Libya to remind us that the ongoing horror in Japan …

Climate Solutions II: Low Carbon Re-Industrialisation

The most important finding of this report is that it is today’s national leaders that will decide the fate humanity, our fellow creatures and the environment upon which all depend.  This is a profound and unavoidable responsibility. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change will …