PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report

PTF Releases 2013 Annual Report Key activities and achievements in 2013 featured, highlighting the incubation of innovative solutions, scale-up of successful approaches, and sharing of lessons learned The Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) advances innovative citizen-led approaches to improve governance, increase transparency, promote the rule of law and reduce corruption in …

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 – Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty Dear Friends of the Global Ecovillage Network! The agro-industry, coupled with rising food prices and food speculation, directly contributes to the current global ecological and economical crises. Currently, 800 million people in our world do not have enough to eat, …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 621 – Fifth meeting of the ad hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity – Issue #4

  Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for …

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps , Planck Foundation

BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Ethical Markets  thanks the Planck Foundation for permission to  post this useful new approach –  Hazel Henderson, Editor   BQE: Bilateral Currency Swaps Traditional QE only leads to carry trade (a money flow to high yield / high risk foreign financial markets) and thereby does nothing …

What a win-win on unburnable carbon looks like

The recent IPCC report is clear: We need a dramatic change in the design of the global economy to avoid climate catastrophe and we need it now. The International Energy Agency estimates that to stay within 2 degrees Celsius of atmospheric warming, the global economy will have to avert emitting the carbon …

ENB Vol. 9 No. 614 – Third Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization – Issue #3

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New GMO Studies Demonstrate ‘Substantial Non-Equivalence’

========================================================gm maize and counterparts. This makes a mockery of the regulatory principle of ‘Substantial Equivalence’The concept of ‘Substantial Equivalence’ was first introduced in 1993 by theOrganisation for US Food and Drug Administration, theCanadian Food Inspection Agency and Japan’s Ministry of egypt showed substantial non-equivalence and toxicity for GM cornIn April …

World Future Council Newsletter February 2014

  Dear Friends of the World Future Council, Almost three years after the Great East disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in March 2011 almost 100 000 people are still displaced. During a recent disaster. We visited abandoned towns that are still highly contaminated. Travelling through entirely intact …