THE FUTURIST: Teaching and Learning about the Future

  August 2014 • Special The September-October 2014 issue of THE FUTURIST is out now, featuring a special report on Futures Education. Members and subscribers should soon be receiving their copies, and may log on at wfs.org for digital access. Here’s an overview of what’s inside the current issue: Futures …

Water Resources Fact Sheet: Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today.

Water Resources Fact Sheet Earth Policy Release July 30, 2014 Water scarcity may be the most underrated resource issue the world is facing today. Seventy percent of world fresh water use is for irrigation. Each day we drink nearly 4 liters of water, but it takes some 2,000 liters of …

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World

Saline Agriculture to Feed and Fuel the World Shortage of fresh water poses a much bigger threat to world food supply than the shortage of fossil fuels; cultivating salt-tolerant crops could solve both problems Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins Fresh water in short supply and salinization widespread People …

NEWNET: EDP Renovaveis on track for strong year as profits surge 29 per cent

26 July 2013 – Today’s Top Stories on NewNet Renewable energy grows to account for 11% of UK electricity use PREMIUM ABB completes deal for solar inverter manufacturer Power-One Dubai-based Adenium Capital invests in one of Italy’s largest solar parks Private equity buyers eye German wood processor Klenk Holz £20m Green Deal …

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)

Today, Friday, July 5, 2013 Emerging Markets ESG publishes the 16th edition of its Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI).    To download the database, please visit the research page of the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal.  The URL is http://www.emergingmarketsesg.net/esg/2013/07/05/emerging-markets-esg-16th-edition-of-updated-database-of-contacts-in-the-field-of-socially-responsible-investment-sri-published-today-friday-july-5-2013/   The Partners for …

Earth Policy Release – Full Planet, Empty Plates Chapter Two

Chapter 2. The Ecology of Population Growth  Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/books/fpep/fpepch2 Earth Policy Release Full Planet, Empty Plates May 9, 2013

NewNet Daily Newsletter:Smart-thermostat company Nest Labs acquires MyEnergy

NewNet Daily Newsletter 8 May 2013 Sign up to a NewNet premium subscription to stay up-to-date with all the latest green venture rounds Deal News Sweetwater brings in S&C Electric to upgrade 585MW Texas wind farm Centrosolar sells solar glass unit to Ducatt EIB lends Nepal €55m for hydropower plant MaRS Cleantech …