World’s First Foresight Encyclopedic Dictionary Available to the Public

FUTURES, the world’s first Foresight Encyclopedic Dictionary, is now available to the public in both English and Spanish, and plans are in progress for other translations as well. It contains more than 1,000 terms used in futures research and studies. It offers an immersion into the field of foresight, including …

James Robertson Newsletter: Growing Support For Monetary Reform

James Robertson Newsletter No. 47 – May 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS Editorial 1. Growing Support For Monetary Reform 2. A Possible Tipping Point From Scotland 3. Growing Inequality – Thomas Piketty’s Book 4. Practical Achievement And Far-Sighted Analysis 5. Liberation Of Work, …

Politics: Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

  Politics Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon By CORAL DAVENPORT More than two dozen major American corporations are preparing to pay climate-related taxes, departing from conservative orthodoxy and exposing divisions between the Republican Party and its business supporters. Democrats’ Latest Campaign for Health Care Law Begins By …

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference.

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference. In two highlighted sessions, leaders from science, business, government and finance are interviewed by prominent journalists about climate change solutions in the built environment and in agriculture and natural resources. …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …

The Media Fix: The U.S. Government Has Betrayed the Internet: We Need to Take It Back

  Read these three things.          The U.S. Government Has Betrayed the Internet: We Need to Take It Back Bruce Schneier, Guardian        Keeping the Net Neutral Los Angeles Times   NSA Able to Foil Basic Safeguards of Privacy on Web Nicole Perlroth, Jeff Larson and Scott …

Calvert Foundation: Engaging Diaspora Communities for Development

It’s a win-win. Earn a financial return and support communities. Empowering Investors to Empower Communities JULY 2013 Early this month we launched the new Calvert Foundation website! Throughout the redesign process we worked to create an experience to meet the diverse needs of the Calvert Foundation community. Notably, a revisedimpact section …

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance

Google’s Stake in Lending Club a Defining Moment for Crowdfinance — InvestedIn CEO Alon Goren says Google’s investment in the crowdfinance platform is a key milestone. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS The Rob Ford ‘Crackstarter:’ A Crowdfunding Campaign to Root Against  With Gawker’s campaign over on Indiegogo right now to raise funds to purchase …

  News of the movement for April 11, 2013     National Conference for Media Reform Taking on Murdoch, SOPA and the FCC From the digital divide to media consolidation to Net Neutrality, Craig Aaron, president and CEO of Free Press, is on the front lines of media reform. BillMoyers.com …