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 …

Green Futures: The Rise of Indoor Cropping

The Rise of Indoor Cropping   By Tess Riley  It’s commonly accepted that record food prices were one of the key triggers for the Arab Spring. This year in Zimbabwe, critical levels of crop failure put over two million people at risk of chronic malnutrition. Even a prosperous state like Singapore, …

Future Infinite Conference

  Future Infinite Conference When: 11-13 June, 2014 Where:  Helsinki Web: The aim of the conference is to discuss about the global challenges 17th Foresight Conference: “The Integration Conference” When: 7-9 February, 2014 Where: Silicon Valley Web: Over 20 speakers will present their research and vision Foresight and Innovation: How Companies are Coping with …

‘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 …

NEWNET: Foresight seals UK renewables co-investment partnership with Emirates NBD

4 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Cleantech investor Bill Wiberg set to launch $75m enterprise software fund Exclusive: Shale won’t transform UK as it has US, says Tim Yeo PREMIUM Latest on NewNet Find out about all the latest environmental funds being launched around the world by becoming …

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES

ARCTIC OPPORTUNITIES The Arctic has been warming twice as fast as the global average, and a new low was set for Arctic sea ice last year. Although the environmental concerns in the region are mounting, economic opportunities have also ramped up. Dennis D. Draeger, Researcher, Aiglatson Foresight Research  COMMENT     …

Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM

NewNet Daily Newsletter 25 June 2012 Deal News Deal round-up: Surge of investments seen in bioenergy and waste management PREMIUM Adenium, Foresight build portfolio of solar assets with €125m Italian deal First Solar gets go-ahead to continue build of 230MW PV plant Carbon Disclosure Project’s merger with forestry counterpart to …

US DOE makes $120m available for energy efficiency technologies

28 June 2011 DEAL NEWS US DOE makes $120m available for energy efficiency technologies Foresight, VEI Capital partner to invest in solar assets Siemens to build UK offshore wind project in major deal with Dong, Scottish Power Enfinity seeks capital injection, partners to ensure growth Shell wins $753m deal to …

Millennia2015-UNESCO conference: 21-22.11.2011, save the dates!

It is a pleasure to confirm that the international conference “Millennia2015, An action plan for women’s empowerment” will be organized by The division for Gender Equality of the cabinet of the UNESCO Director-General and The Destree Institute in the presence of Mrs Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on Monday 21 …