Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking

  Rewarding the Work of Democracy: The Case for TimeBanking by Edgar S. Cahn. Ph.D. Founder, Time Banking; Co-Founder, Antioch School Of Law, Washington, DC Ethical Markets Media Advisory Board Member  This paper is an exploration of the contribution that TimeBanking, a medium of exchange with its own unique characteristics can, and …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Microplastics worse for crabs and other marine life than previously thought: Enter through gills Posted: 18 Jul 2014 08:56 AM PDT The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, …

Women in Green Forum, August 26

Join us for the 5th Annual Women In Green Forum, scheduled for August 26 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Forum is the largest international conference series highlighting women’s impact in the environmental arena and features executives and sustainability officers from AEG, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Intel, BMW, and Subaru. Offering …

Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

GEOLAC

Co-hosted for 2014 by The World Bank, GEOLAC gathers key LAC and international stakeholders – governments, utilities, multilaterals, developers, capital providers, and other providers of expertise – to explore opportunities for increased geothermal output, tackle obstacles to development, promote the exchange of knowledge and expertise, and facilitate vital new meetings …

Gross National Wholeness

Gross National Wholeness By Martin Ping, Executive Director, Hawthorne Valley; EMM Advisory Board member By Martin Ping Few things in life elicit more happiness and joy than the first signs of spring. Especially after experiencing a genuine winter that seemed oblivious to the calendar and in no hurry to depart. …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

Complimentary Webinar: GOING FOSSIL FREE – Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors

 Complimentary Webinar: GOING FOSSIL FREE – Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors     May 16th Webinar GOING FOSSIL FREE: Lessons for Investors, Endowments & Advisors How to Build a Stronger, Diversified Portfolio and Dramatically Reduce Exposure to Fossil-Fuel Risk How much of your investment portfolio could be stronger with …

FUTURIST UPDATE: The Fungus That Captured the Gold

May 2014 • Volume 15, No. 5 In this issue: To Spot Trends before They’re Trends, Follow the Friends The Fungus That Captured the Gold Of Mice and Men and Women: Gender Bias among Lab Rats? WorldFuture 2014 Speakers Bookshelf What Future Do You Favor? A LinkedIn Discussion In Memoriam: …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Synthesized ‘solar’ jet fuel: Renewable kerosene from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Posted: 03 May 2014 03:49 PM PDT With the first ever production of synthesized “solar” jet fuel, the EU-funded SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated the entire production chain for renewable kerosene obtained directly from …