The Club of Rome's ¨Reinventing Prosperity¨ challenges the conceptual and institutional frameworks that have supported socioeconomic policy-making and development over the course of the past 30 years and goes on to offer 13 ¨radical policy solutions¨ that address three of the most pressing challenges in industrialized and industrializing countries: inequality, employment and climate change.Read More
Andrew Winston is an environmental strategist and author of The Big Pivot, a book advocating a “green-shift” in business priorities, away from short-term profits toward long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability. In this YouTube video from the Big Think channel, Winston speaks of the need for a transformative shift in business. A shift toward meeting the challenges we all […]Read More
Speaking at a Climate One event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Steve Coll, author of Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power, discusses the lengths Exxon has gone to cast doubt and suspicion on climate science, all while preparing their future business model for the warming world they know, just like the scientist they […]Read More
In Revolutionary Wealth, renowned futurists the Tofflers–Alvin and Heidi–continue their exploration of how “knowledge-intensive” technological, socio-economic and political change is fundamentally redefining the nature of wealth and how it’s created. As it sweeps across the globe, this “Third Wave” is altering deep fundamental aspects of societies while clashing up against previous First (agrarian) and Second […]Read More
“Ice asks no questions, presents no arguments, reads no newspapers, listens to no debates. It is not burdened by ideology and carries no political baggage as it changes from solid to liquid. It just melts.” —- Even in its absence, ice rules land and sea. The unmistakable signs of its power and influence are seen […]Read More
Forests, considered to be a major partner in fighting greenhouse gases, are now at the center of a new study being released to the United Nations Forum on Forestry over the next two weeks. The United Nations Forum on Forestry will meet April 20 - May 1 at UN Headquarters in New York City to discuss various forest related issues.Read More
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The plastic ocean
On the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, scientists find a surprise: Coastal life https://nbcnews.to/3IgDD3G
@earth_warming My sister always points out the human rights aspect of mining. Cobalt mining, for example, is tied to child labor in the DRC.
Saying you want to transition away from fossil fuels is one thing, doing it is another.
Biden Gulf Oil Sale Means More Drilling Within Legacy Chemical Dump Site https://bit.ly/3o6BK1m