James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – The business-as-usual world of today shows symptoms of “madness”

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance

James Robertson Newsletter No. 46 – April 2014 The full Newsletter can also be viewed at www.jamesrobertson.com/newsletter.htm.    CONTENTS A New Website Item 1. Introduction 2. Work – In Industrial Civilisation and After 3. Corporations Must Experience Austerity 4. Glimpses of a Possible Future 5. Money: Signs of Progress 6. …

Desert plants to be put to the test for aviation biofuel production

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry

Desert plants to be put to the test for aviation biofuel production The Salicornia is one species of halophyte that is a promising feedstock for biofuel production (Photo: SBRC) Image Gallery (2 images) Whenever the topic of plant-derived biofuels is raised, the issue of turning valuable arable land over to the task of …

Accelerate sustainability results across the value chain

Jay Owen Sustainability Research Group

Accelerate sustainability results across the value chain Dear BusinessGreen Reader The world is locked in a constant cycle of production and consumption-and the environment can no longer keep up. Water, fossil fuels, metals, arable land: nearly every natural resource is now at risk. Business and societal risks associated with use …

Bitcoin, a post-meltdown currency for the rich?

kristy Wealth of Networks

An article from P2P Foundation Bitcoin, a post-meltdown currency for the rich? Though being one of the first socially sovereign currencies with a peer to peer protocol (but also with a design that replicates and reinforces the artificial scarcity mechanics of the existing currencies), it’s no secret that part of …