Announcing: the all-new Ecocities Emerging

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News

Link to webpage version of this newsletter http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs072/1100594   Greetings! How do we approach urban planning and resource management in ways that preserve health and the environment while meeting our basic needs? The Ecocity represents an urban ideal that simultaneously envisions and plans for co-benefits and synergies between its various …

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 …

SmartPlanet Daily: Saudi Arabia is building a massive $22 billion metro to cut oil use

Jay Owen Trendspotting

Manage my newsletters  |  Trouble viewing this mail? Read it online.  |  Previous Edition    SmartPlanet Daily August 01, 2013 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Saudi Arabia is serious about getting off the nonrenewable sauce. For now, their money is on …

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …