“What’s Possible” The U.N. Climate Summit Film

Below is the three minute film, titled “What’s Possible,” that was presented this morning to world leaders at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York. This inspirational film shows that climate change is solvable. We have the technology to harness nature sustainably for a clean, prosperous energy future, but only if …

High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities

  For immediate release: Tuesday, August 27 2013     High-level meeting to discuss potential solutions for transforming cities   A series of high-level events addressing some of the world’s most critical challenges is being kicked off today with a meeting devoted to the transformation of cities. Organised with the participation …

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Insect pests more plentiful in hotter parts of city than in cooler areas Poultry probiotic cuts its coat to beat bad bacteria New bone survey method could aid long-term survival of Arctic caribou How microbes survive at bare minimum: Archaea eat protein New evidence ancient asteroid caused global firestorm on …

The Globalist Daily Magazine

    The daily online magazine on the global economy, politics, culture and history   January 11, 2013 India Grows at Night Twenty-five years of high growth have made India one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. A majority of Indians will soon emerge from a struggle against want. Yet, faced …

The Cybernetics of Sustainability: Definition and Underlying Principles

“We are happy to publish this paper by Michael Ben-Eli who is not only an innovative thinker but also a pragmatic activist in applying his insights in the Negev Desert with a Bedouin Community.” ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor Michael Ben-Eli The Sustainability Laboratory, New York Sustainability: Has the true meaning …

Within 6 Hours Deserts Receive More Energy from the Sun than Humankind Consumes Within a Year

?Within 6 Hours Deserts Receive More Energy from the Sun than Humankind Consumes Within a Year? Posted: 15 Apr 2012 07:00 AM PDT This is a nice quote from the Desertec site that, featured on the image above, that I thought made for another nice, short weekend share. And, of …

ESC – Club of Rome

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Newsflash No 96 presents information about Club of Rome events, initiatives and about publications by members: http://www.clubofrome.at/news/newsflash96.html Best regards Thomas Schauer CALENDAR Overview of Club of Rome Events FUTURE EVENTS IN DETAIL Madrid: The Challenges of Politics in New Times (May 18) Ottawa: Continental Dialogue (May …