World Population to Hit Seven Billion by October

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The “Too Many People” Problem: Why Are We All Ignoring It?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The “Too Many People” Problem: Why Are We All Ignoring It? Free Public Lecture by Dr. Norman Myers at Seattle’s Town Hall May 18. BELLEVUE, WA, May 11, 2011 — Renowned British environmentalist and population-pressures expert Norman Myers will be at Seattles Town Hall May 18 to …

GLOBE Climate Legislation Study

The GLOBE Climate Legislation Study examines how climate change is being addressed through legislation, to varying extents, in major economies. Although the approach differs, according to national priorities and circumstances, the study fins that overall country aims – to reduce GHG emissions and prepare the country for the impacts of …

Global Impact Investing Ratings System (GIIRS) North American Pioneer Funds Announced at SOCAP 10

The Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) is proud to announce the twelve North American Pioneer Funds at SOCAP 10, the largest interdisciplinary gathering of individuals and institutions at the intersection of money and meaning. GIIRS is a ratings agency that provides social and environmental impact ratings for companies and …