TerraViva-United Nations, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Opinion: How Will Wall Street Greet the Pope? Hazel Henderson Millions in the New York City area are excited about Pope Francis’ visit on Sep. 25 to address the U.N. general assembly as worldwide consensus grows on the need to shift global investments from fossil fuels to clean, efficient, renewable …

Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House

We at ethical markets congratulate InterPress Service for its uniquely valuable contribution to  global public awareness and understanding over the years .  I am proud to  be an IPS columnist ~ Hazel Henderson ,Editor Towards a Global Governance Information Clearing House By Ramesh Jaura* BERLIN/ROME, Aug 2014 (IPS) – Inter …

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

U.S. Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil   By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Jul  2014 (IPS) – Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force …

OTHER NEWS: At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy

While it is, of course, vital to finally link water and energy use, this report still overlooks the opportunities for saline agriculture and aquaculture to provide all of our growing human family’s needs for food, fiber and fuel from our most abundant global resources: the Earth’s 97% seawater; daily free …

When Nature Gets a Price Tag

http://truth-out.org/news/item/24355-when-nature-gets-a-price-tag When Nature Gets a Price Tag Bachalpsee in the morning, Swiss Alps, a generally mountainous areas less affected by human activity. (Photo: Zach T. / CC; Edited: EL / TO) United Nations – How much does a forest cost? What’s the true economic value of an ocean? Can you …

Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations

Developing Nations Seek U.N. Retaliation on Bank Cancellations   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Apr  2014 (IPS) – The 132-member Group of 77, the largest single coalition of developing nations, has urged Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to provide, “as soon as possible…alternative options for banking services” in New York City …

OTHER NEWS: Big Gap Surfaces in Davos

Big Gap Surfaces in Davos   By Ray Smith   DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 24 2014 (IPS) – As self-appointed global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos and discuss ‘The Reshaping of the World’, a stone’s throw away non-governmental organisations named this year’s winners for their dreaded …

OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …

www.nagafoundation.org

Please take a look at www.nagafoundation.org. These guys (from Holland) can green desert like environments in just 2 years by just digging ditches in the landscape.. Physics and biology (aka: nature) do the rest instant and for free. In just 2 years time. Preventing migration and delivering food security never was …

U.N.’s Top Posts Remain a Boy’s Club

By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 8 2013 (IPS) – Despite adopting scores of pious resolutions on gender empowerment over the last 67 years, the 193-member General Assembly has failed to practice in its own backyard what it has vigourously preached to the outside world. So far, the U.N’s …