Rising Seas Summit

    The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national …

Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations

  Beyond GDP Measuring progress, true wealth, and the wellbeing of nations May 2014 newsletter   Interview Quote In the spotlight   In brief Agenda On the web   In this edition of the Beyond GDP newsletter: Interview with Enrico Giovannini Quote from Wayne Visser Spotlight on Using beyond GDP …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     Los Angeles’ vulnerability to future sea level rise projected Posted: 18 Feb 2014 03:48 sea level rise of as much as two feet due by 2050 due to AM PST A new study looks at colonies of social wasps and explores the acceptance …

OTHER NEWS: Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net

     Walking an Economic Tightrope with No Safety Net   By Thalif Deen   UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2013 (IPS) – With the richest one percent of the population now owning 40 percent of global assets, and the bottom half sharing just one percent, inequality is fast being recognised …

Alternative Energy: EU: 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Here

Alternative Energy EU: 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Here Cameras five times more sensitive to light? An ultrasensitive molybdenum-based image sensor developed Residential Electric Rates Revisited – Part 1: A Historical Perspective The Bigger Picture: Nuclear Energy vs. Fossil Fuels California Smashes Solar Energy Record Wednesday’s NASDAQ Top Gainer: Energy …

Club of Rome Newsflash 113

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Newsflash No 113 presents information about Club of Rome events, initiatives and about publications by members: http://www.clubofrome.at/news/newsflash113.html Best regards Thomas Schauer CALENDAR Overview of Club of Rome Events MAY EVENTS IN DETAIL Ottawa: The Vulnerability of Rural Bedrock Aquifers to Pathogen Contamination (08.05.13) Brussels: The Blue Economy …

Book Review: Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers

Destination 2050 – A Concepts Bank and Toolkit for Future-Makers By Peter Ellyard, 2013 The year 2050 is emerging both as a year of aspirational focus for, and a year of judgment of, collective human endeavor. In Destination 2050, Peter Ellyard describes the emerging interdependent sustainable society – one based on …

Policies for Mobilizing Nature-based Adaptation Action in Africa

Policies for Mobilizing Nature-based Adaptation Action in Africa Organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Trevor Sandwith, IUCN, talked about IUCN projects on a climate change, mountain ecosystem and development. He underscored that we are at the threshold of learning about climate change issues, such as the …

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative

Conference on Water Energy Food Nexus Sees Launch of New Water Initiative 18_November: The Bonn2011: Water Energy Food Nexus Conference, held in Bonn, Germany from 16-18 November 2011, launched the “International Water Stewardship Initiative.” continued… PROVIA Launches Survey on Prioritization of Research Objectives 15_November 2011: The Programme of Research on …