Ecocities Emerging – October 2011 Issue

Greetings, Welcome to the October 2011 edition of Ecocities Emerging, an initiative of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series. “Why are we here?” It’s a question often posed philosophically. Posed practically, the answer is pretty straightforward – we’re here because our planet supports conditions for life, including human …

Global crisis rooted in systemic failure of the financial and political elite

CEO George Friedman says the current economic problems in the United States, Europe and elsewhere are the result of systemic failure in two major communities: the financial and political elite. Colin:¬†Another of those rollercoaster weeks on the stock market may have terrified the wits out of investors but it belies …