Walkable Urbanism, ‘Ugly Fruits’ & Spain’s 15-M Movement

      Setting the Record Strait on the Legality of Seed Libraries Seed Law Basics, Using the Letter of the Law, Working Within Grey Areas, Crowdsourcing a Seed Law Library and Making New Laws! >> Read more Can Walkable Urbanism Boost the Economy?   A new study out of the George Washington …

GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 11 June 2014 GLOBE World Summit of Legislators Resolution Urges Climate Action 9_June_2014: Participants at the Second World Summit of Legislators, organized by the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE), agreed on a Legislators …

Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended Until November 7! NCSE’s Disasters and Environment Conference

Due to multiple requests, the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) has extended the early bird registration deadline for its 13th National Conference: Disasters and Environment: Science, Preparedness, and Resilience, until November 7, 2012.  The conference will feature 24 fascinating symposia (two sets, 1.5 hours each) on Tuesday, January 15, and 22 interactive breakout workshops on Wednesday, …

The Power of Local Action: Honoring communities in the frontlines of sustainable development

The Power of Local Action: Honoring communities in the frontlines of sustainable development Organized by the UNDP This event showcased and honored the winners of the Equator Prize 2012. The Equator Initiative is a partnership that brings together the UN, governments, civil society, business and grassroot organizations to recognize and …

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for Action Side Event Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:15 – 19:45, followed by Reception Venue: Conference Room 2 in the North Lawn Building Organizing Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • United Nations …