Earth Emergency – WFC issues Global Policy Action Plan

As governments have failed to agree upon appropriate action in the interest of future generations at the Rio+20 Summit this summer, the World Future Council is now calling on governments, parliaments, media, youth and citizens to accelerate action towards a fair and sustainable shared future. The WFC has outlined required …

STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES

June 27, 2012  © 2012 The STATEMENT ON TRANSFORMING FINANCE BASED ON ETHICS AND LIFE’S PRINCIPLES begins with the biological truth that the human species is interdependent with all other life forms on Planet Earth.  A joint collobration with Biomimicry 3.8, the statement shows how human societies, cultures, values and …

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’ Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:24 GMT Source: alertnet // Roli Mahajan Youth display the American flag, with symbols of multinational brands to protest against current economic policy, during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2012. …

New Paradigm Needed to Ensure Global Job Creation and Economic Progress – UN Officials

New York, May 17 2012 12:05PM United Nations senior officials today stressed the importance of establishing a new paradigm for growth that ensures social inclusiveness, job opportunities for all, and more accountability from the financial sector to tackle the ongoing global economic crisis. “It is time to recognize that human capital and natural capital …

Ombudspersons for Future Generations: Sign our Online Petition

Dear friends of the WFC, 23.03.2012 Viewed from space, the earth is a blue planet. Over 70 per cent of the planet is covered in oceans and major seas. They contain unique ecosystems such as coral reefs and harbour impressive variety and beauty. However, oceans and coasts are among the …

The Blue Economy News 74

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, more and more academic institutions are turning their attention on sustainable production processes which preserve the available resources and the environment. These days we are happy that the UNPHU University …

Nuclear Power: Where’s The Business Case?

Looking ahead to a sustainable, prosperous future What kind of Ontario do you want to live in? What type of legacy do you want to leave your children, and future generations? What role will energy fill in that future? How can we make our energy system more sustainable? The Ontario …