Greetings to Futurist Update Readers, from Amy Zalman, CEO of World Future Society

Jay Owen Trendspotting

  Dear Futurist Update reader,   My name is Amy Zalman, and I am the incoming CEO and President of the World Future Society. I am writing to introduce myself and to let you know how glad I am to know that you subscribe to our free monthly newsletter, the Futurist Update. …

The Story behind the World Future Society (WFS)

Jay Owen Trendspotting

      Dear Futurist Update reader,   My name is Amy Zalman, and I am the incoming ceo and President of the World Future Society. I am writing to introduce myself and to let you know how glad I am to know that you subscribe to our free monthly newsletter, …

Radical Ecological Democracy: A Path Forward for India and Beyond

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

  July 2014 Bulletin Dear GTI Readers, This month, our publications survey the landscape of global civil society, identifying both challenges and opportunities. Burkhard Gnärig argues that international civil society organizations are wedded to a model of governance and operations out of sync with today’s challenges. They will need to …

COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

COMPANIES WANT MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY Tackling U.S. Corporations’ 3 Challenges To Buying Renewable Energy Sixty percent of the largest U.S. companies have now set climate and energy goals to increase their use of renewable energy. The problem is that they face several market challenges in actually reaching these goals. wri …

LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow Campaign Breaks Kickstarter Record, Raises $5.4M

Jay Owen Crowdfunding

op Stor LeVar Burton?s Reading Rainbow Breaks Kickstarter Record — LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow campaign got off to such a great start that it seemed like it was only a matter of time before it broke some sort of a record. Indeed, that’s just what took place on Monday, as …

NASA Launches Earth Science Challenges with OpenNEX Cloud Data

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

NASA is launching two challenges to give the public an opportunity to create innovative ways to use data from the agency’s Earth science satellites. The challenges will use the Open NASA Earth Exchange. OpenNEX is a data, supercomputing and knowledge platform where users can share modeling and analysis codes, scientific …

World Day to Combat Desertification Bulletin – Vol. 4 No. 2 – World Day to Combat Desertification Global Observance Event – Briefing Note

Jay Owen Desert Greening

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Utility Nightmares: Distributed Generation and Halving Electricity Consumption

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

While many utility executives attribute much of their predicted market challenges to the rise of photovoltaics and net metering, they actually have much more to worry about. In a 2013 survey of global utility companies by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the results revealed that the utility industry leaders anticipate major changes to their business model …

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) : Together we’ve got the power: Why SE4ALL needs civil society?

Jay Owen TV Series

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