GEN International Newsletter June 2014 – Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News

GEN International Newsletter June 2014 Editorial: Ecovillages and Food Sovereignty Dear Friends of the Global Ecovillage Network! The agro-industry, coupled with rising food prices and food speculation, directly contributes to the current global ecological and economical crises. Currently, 800 million people in our world do not have enough to eat, …

Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

Jay Owen Sustainability News

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News

Carpe Diem Howard Buffett is promoting a brown revolution to improve soil productivity and help feed the world’s billions By Ellie Winninghoff When it comes to feeding the world’s hungry people, the game-changer is no-till conservation agriculture. “Soil is any farmer’s most valuable working capital,” says Warren Buffett’s son Howard …

Ethical Markets Advisor ,Gunter Pauli in Europe with the Queen Mother of Bhutan

Ethical Markets Beyond GDP

The Blue Economy – Report to the Club of Rome 100 innovations – presented weekly over 2 years Dear Reader, This is a special week for the relationship between Europe, the Kingdom of Bhutan and the Blue Economy: Gunter Pauli has the honor to accompany Her Majesty the Queen Mother …