New GDP Accounting Makes a Difference Locally

The narrow ”economism” shown by critics of the Picasso Exhibit running its last week in St. Augustine, Florida, is a hangover from obsolete economic textbooks still unable to record “intangibles,” those valuable services which today make up some 70% of advanced economies and services sector companies’ balance sheets.  These old …

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA

NEW UN STUDY HIGHLIGHTS HUGE POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING CLEAN ENERGY IN AFRICA New York, May 13 2013  4:00PM Less than 1 per cent of all patent applications relating to clean energy technology (CET) have been filed in Africa, according to a new United Nations study, which also highlights the opportunity …

What Defines Capitalism?

We are pleased to publish this thoughtful and foundational article by a distinguished member of our Ethical Markets Advisory Board, Shann Turnbull, Sydney, Australia, Hazel Henderson, Editor What is Capitalism? Many people consider that capitalism is defined by the existence of markets. But markets exist in primitive, feudal, fascist and …

Can China’s Domestic Demand Dominate the Solar Market?

Can China’s Domestic Demand Dominate the Solar Market? The days of China’s PV production being purely for export are coming an end. What’s the impact on the PV industry? Special Victims Unit: Solyndra Edition FBI doing forensics at the Fremont Solyndra chalk outline. SolarCity Reports for Military Duty in Largest …