Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains

Get the latest insight, announcements and events from CDP’s blog Linking arms to create sustainable supply chains Posted on April 1, 2015 by Lance Pierce Every year we delay addressing climate change could cost the economy US$150 billion, say the White House. Yet major US-based supply chains trail the rest …

Saving our Seas – Tapping into the Wisdom of OceanElders

by Martha Shaw (New York, NY) – For 10,000 years, the ocean has been the life support system that has generously supplied us with air, food, and shelter in the embrace of a livable climate. In a perfect world, human beings might have fit nicely into the Earth’s ecosystem, in …

Public Banking Institute: New Web Site Launched / Symposium Tomorrow

Hi  – Check out our new web site – just in time for the Santa Fe symposium Saturday! Check Out Our New Website! After months of work, the new Public Banking Institute web site is finally LIVE. Click here to see it.  We have moved it to the Nationbuilder platform …

Google CEO: They’re lying

“We should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying.” That’s what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an infamous corporate lobbying group that pushes an agenda that denies the realities of climate change. Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google’s membership …

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere.

Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather …

Developing New Light and Energy Technologies | The Energy Collective Daily

Developing New Light and Energy Technologies | The Energy Collective Daily   Developing New Light and Energy Technologies Posted: 21 Aug 2014 09:00 AM PDT Silvija Grade?ak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of …

Restoring Trust: In Markets and Politics

It’s common knowledge that human societies work most effectively and harmoniously where there are high levels of trust – in each other and our institutions.  Markets cannot operate without trust.  Wall Street is learning this as I discussed in Electronic Bulls, Bears & Pigs.  Confidence among retail investors has dropped since …

Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might

ISIS Report 28/07/14SiS ReviewEquality is Good for You########################RG Wilkinson and KE Pickett. The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better forEveryone. Penguin Books.  Pp 349 £9.99. ISBN 978-0-141-03236-8.Prof Peter Saunders:  Money doesn’t buy you happiness but equality might. It seems obvious that the way to improve the lot of most people in a …

Futurist Update: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible

    July 2014 • Volume 15, No. 7 In this issue: New Camera Makes the Invisible Visible Salamanders Demonstrate Possibilities for Human CellRegrowth Renewable-Energy Solution to Tanzania’s Water Troubles WorldFuture 2014 Speakers White Papers China’s Gender Imbalance Could Lead to More Social Problems In Memoriam: Arnold Brown The Future …

Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States

A report from the Risky Business Project, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Office of Hank Paulson, the Rockefeller Family Fund, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, and the TomKat Charitable Trust   From the Executive Summary:   Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change to the United States uses …