Conference Report – Synthesis and key outcomes from GGKP Third Annual Conference

Knowledge Update Research Programme   I   Resource Library   I    Learning   I    Sectors   I    Themes    I   Country Data Issue 2 – March 19, 2015 Conference Report – Synthesis and key outcomes from GGKP Third Annual Conference The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) held its Third Annual Conference …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – October 2014

Focus on US Employment —  October 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment in September rose by 248,000 which lowers the unemployment rate to 5.9%. August’s jobs were revised from 142,000 to 180,000, and July rose by a revised 180,000 – a combined 69,000 jobs more than previously …

GREENER INFORMATION AGE TRANSFORMING ENERGY, FINANCE AND OUR FUTURE

By Hazel Henderson © 2014 Much has been written about the disruptive shifts in many industrial sectors, from retailing, publishing, manufacturing, entertainment, medicine, law, architecture, transport and public services caused by computers, automation and the digital revolution. Since the robotization of automobile production in the 1960s, debates have raged over …

Quality of Life Indicators in Context – July 2014

Focus on US Employment —  July 2014 Update By Hazel Henderson Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by a healthy 288.000 in June, good news after the 2.8% drop in GDP-growth for Q1. The 224,000 jobs added in May followed April’s 304,000. Upward revisions: to 203,000 from the 192,000 reported for …

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst

The California Shale Bubble Just Burst The great hype surrounding the advent of a shale gas bonanza in California may turn out to be just that: hype. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) – the statistical arm of the Department of Energy – has downgraded its estimate of the total …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

  Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations May 2014 newsletter   Interview Quote In the spotlight   In brief Agenda On the web   In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with Enrico Giovannini Quote from Wayne Visser Spotlight on Using beyond GDP …

EESI: 2013 Solar Industry Job Census Results

2013 Solar Industry Job Census Results *Includes release of new state-by-state job numbers* Tuesday, February 11, 2014  2:30 PM – 4:00 PM  2226 Rayburn House Office Building  Free and open to the public  Please RSVP to expedite check-in    A live webcast will be streamed at 2:30 pm EST, February 11, 2014 here      …

A Rebuttal To President Obamas State of the Union Address From The President of The National Green Energy Council

  January 29, 2014     Dear President Obama, Speaker Boehner and Members of Congress, Please accept this message as the rebuttal of the green technology industry to yesterday’s State of The Union Address and the Republican rebuttal.   Mr. President,   Thank you for being a true leader and …

Third Industrial Revolution News: China Announces an $82 billion Plan to Establish a Third Industrial Revolution Energy Internet Across the Country

  China Announces an $82 billion Plan to Establish a Third Industrial Revolution Energy Internet Across the Country Liu Zhenya, Chairman of the Chinese State Grid Corporation, lays out China’s ambitious plan to lead the world into the Third Industrial Revolution in an article titled “Smart Grid Hosting and Promoting the Third …

Earth Policy Release – Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth

  Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth  J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update120 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 11, 2013 In May 1975, rising concerns about overfishing and deteriorating ocean health prompted scientists and officials from 33 countries to meet in Tokyo for the …