Transition to an Economy for a Thriving Humanity
[March 3, 2018] Transition of economy: The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, underlined in a speach to ECOSOC the importance of an economic tranformation for sustainble development. Read the speech here ...
[August 11, 2017] Capitalists are Addicts: In an opinion piece in Dissident Vice, William Hawes reaches the conclussion that capitalists are addicted hoarders that hold the people of the Earth in bondage because of their failure to confront death.
[August 3, 2017] Earth Overshoot Day 2017: In 2017, the Earth Overshoot Day was already reach on August 2, 2017. Humans are overstressing the Earth's life-support system on which the welfare of all human and non-human animals depends. Read the commentary by David Suzuki.
[February 25, 2017] Global Forum: New Economy and Social Innovation: The Global Forum on New Economy and Social Innovation will take place on April 19-22, 2017 in Malaga, Spain. See http://neweconomyforum.org/ for more information. More than 50 inspiring experts will take part in NESI Forum 2017.
[February 10, 2017] How to be successful under unfavorable conditions?: In a new column in ApogeoSpatial, Hans-Peter Plag finds that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations came in a world not prepared for them and he addresses the question how they can be successful under these umfavorable conditions.
[August 8, 2016] Wasting Resources May be the Biggest Threat: As reported in an article in The Guardian, The Scottish Environment Agency finds that wasting resources may be the biggest threat for the planet and requires that industry and farmers cut energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, and resource use.
[June 14, 2016] It's the economy that needs to be integrated into the environment - not the other way around: Andrew Simms makes a strong point that integrating the environment into economy is not overcoming the fundamental flaws of the current economic system because it forces the environment under the laws of economy. What is needed in his opinion is the integration of economy under the laws of the environment. Read the article ...