REN21 Newsletter – October 2019

Newsletter – October 2019 In this issue News from the Secretariat |  News from the Network | Upcoming Events As we move from a fossil fuel economy to a renewable energy economy, we see more and more players involved in energy decisions. Such a massive transition presents an opportunity to create a more …

Guardian: “Uproar after Research Claims Red Meat Poses no Health Risk

Uproar after research claims red meat poses no health risk One expert says findings by international experts represent ‘egregious abuse of evidence’ Sarah Boseley Health editor Critics of the study say many of the participants were young and unlikely to succumb to illness during the trial period. Photograph: Getty New …

C-Span, Internet and Consumer Protection

OCTOBER 16, 2019 Internet and Consumer Protection Google and Reddit officials testified before two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees about internet privacy and consumer protection. The hearing focused on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects from liability internet service providers, tech companies, and internet users who re-post …

Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the way to Fight Global Poverty

“These three new Bank of Sweden Prizewinners (often confused with actual Nobel Prizes): MIT’s Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer were a surprise to many, including this author, see my review below of their book,  “Poor Economics“ (2011).   Many also questioned their reliance on using the method …

Climate Friendly Travel Ambitions Report

Last week in New York in the context of the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit, and WTTC’s parallel event, we did the following: Hosted the first STRONG Climate Dinner for 100 senior Travel, Climate, and UN leaders Launched the first STRONG Climate Lecture given by Michael E. Mann, top Climate …

Millennium Project Newsletter 6.0

Newsletter Newsletter 6.0 1. Work/Technology 2050: Scenarios and Actions 2. The State of the Future 19.1 in several languages 3. International Strategic Foresight Certification Training in Brazil 4. South African Node Work/Tech Workshop 12 Minute Documentary 5. Foresight European Network (FEN) 6. Ibero-American Foresight Network (RIBER) 7. Mini Trip Reports …

Business Insider: Includes home truths on going SOLAR!

“Ethical Markets is happy to link  to  this  Business Insider  Newsletter and to  recommend the very enlightening  “Presidential Debate 2020“ they aired on C-SPAN 2 with Governor Bill Weld and former Congressmember and talk show host Walsh! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ 10 Things Before the Opening Bell Here is what you …

Engaging, Activating and Influencing in the Digital Age

A Voice for the Digital Age: Spotify, Timberland, Porter Novelli & More to Share Influencer Expertise at 3BL Forum As stakeholders seek to connect themselves with purpose-driven brands, it’s never been more important to reach employees, consumers and the next generation with an authentic message. But getting the word out …

World-Changing Women Wednesday!

From Sabotage to Support // Kami J. Anderson is the founder and executive director of Bilingual Brown Babies, a company that focuses on fostering bilingualism in Black families. In this article inspired by her 2019 book, “From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision for Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace,” Anderson says: …