Victory: Google kicks ALEC to the curb

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

Hi there—Over the past year, MoveOn member Marisol Garcia from Phoenix, AZ, has campaigned hard to get Google off the board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the organization behind some of the worst pieces of legislation to come out in recent years, including “stand your ground” laws.    Earlier …

Record 10.7 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2013

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

 The Highest Transit Ridership in 57 Years In 2013 Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation, which is the highest annual public transit ridership number in 57 years, according to a report released today by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). This was the eighth year in a row …

Trip report on The Millennium Project Week in Baku, Azerbaijan

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Trip report on The Millennium Project Week in Baku, Azerbaijan <<…>> About 40 people from The Millennium Project gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan for an extraordinary week of meetings organized by Professor Reyhan Huseynova, Chairwoman of the Azerbaijan Node.  There was extensive media coverage.* Some photos at:  http://www.millennium-project.org/millennium/gallery.html.  May 29 – 31st …

Foresight Network Newsletter:Philosophy and the Future

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Philosophy and the Future Where: Sun City Grand, AZ When: 30 April Web: This discussion group led by Tom Lombardo will cover a broad range of topics Futures for Food Where: Turku, Finland When: 6–7 June Web: What could the futures of food look like? How will consumers need and value food? …

Greentech Media’s Solar Newsletter | Apr 8, 2013

Jay Owen Greentech

    LATEST NEWS: How Cleantech Is Enhancing the US Military’s ‘Mission Capability’  Ryan Koronowski – April 8, 2013 Military leaders are finding out “what energy innovation can bring to the mission.” GTM Solar Summit 2013: Where Will Module Costs Bottom Out?  Shyam Mehta – April 8, 2013 50 cents …

Friday Video: EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

EARTH: THE OPERATORS’ MANUAL (Program 1: premiered 2011, re-run 2012) We have manuals for the things we value, like our cars and computers. So why not a manual for the most complex operating system of all—the Earth? Is the planet due for an oil change? Why are fossil fuels unsustainable? …