UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon welcomes Future Policy Award

    Dear Friends of the World Future Council,   It’s time to realise the potential we have for creating a better world for all! There are solutions for halting climate change, ways to end hunger and poverty and good examples of peaceful conflict-resolution. With political will, these solutions can …

World Future Council: “An unbearable inheritance to future generations”

Press release – for immediate release   “An unbearable inheritance to future generations” Global coalition of “Alternative Nobel Prize” laureates and members of the World Future Council condemn nuclear power expansion plans   Hamburg, July 16th 2013: A global coalition of laureates of the Right Livelihood Award and members of the …

World Future Council: Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies

Press release – for immediate release “Forests for People” Hearing in Dar es Salaam spotlights visionary African policies Tanzania’s Vice President H.E. Dr. Mohammed Gharib Billal welcomed international delegates Dar es Salaam/Hamburg, 10 July 2013: Forests can make an effective contribution to improving rural livelihoods, reducing poverty, and promoting equity in …

International Women’s Earth and Climate Summit: From September 20th to 23rd, 2013, 100 global women leaders will convene in New York

UNODA Press release – Future Policy Award announces nominations of 20 innovative disarmament policies

Press release – for immediate release International award celebrates solutions for sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award announces nominations of 25 innovative disarmament policies Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013: The World Future Council has today announced the nominations of the Future Policy Award 2013. In partnership with the United Nations Office …

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS

GOVERNMENT-PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION CRUCIAL FOR PROVIDING CLEAN ENERGY, BAN SAYS New York, Apr 17 2013  7:00PM Warning that the way the world produces, shares and uses energy is unsustainable, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on governments and the private sector to collaborate in providing a cleaner, low-carbon model that benefits …

The World Future Council and Deutsche Welle team up for this year’s Global Media Forum

We at Ethical Markets Media ( USA and Brazil)  are happy to promote this important event  and we hope to contribute our own BEYOND GDP surveys with GlobeScan and our  research  in our  GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD®  as well as  access  to our own  TRANSFORMING FINANCE   TV series  at www.ethicalmarkets.com   and for …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News:Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Arctic nearly free of summer sea ice during first half of 21st century, experts predict Scientists map elusive 3-D structure of telomerase enzyme, key actor in cancer, aging Secrets of bacterial slime revealed Alternative way to explain life’s complexity proposed Disappearing nannies force parents to accept …

Book Review: Uncivil Liberties by Georgia Kelly

Foreword to UNCIVIL LIBERTIES By Hazel Henderson, October 2012 UNCIVIL LIBERTIES, edited by Georgia Kelly, Praxis Institute, 2013 I welcome UNCIVIL LIBERTIES as a sobering wake-up call to my beloved adopted country, the USA and its people. We are, I believe, in the midst of a whole-system global transition from …

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the environment …