Berto Jongman: Paul Krugman on Saving the Planet “For Free” PLUS New Book List

Paul Krugman: Saving The Planet ‘Might Be Free’ Economist and columnist for The New York Times Paul Krugman says he’s been reading “two new reports on the economics of fighting climate change” that prove saving the planet could be “cheaper and easier than almost anyone imagines.” Here’s a sampling of the evidence that suggests to …

Ecuador Initiative: Limits of Economic Valuations of Nature

ECUADOR INITIATIVE: Transition Proposals Toward a Commons-Oriented Economy and Society Sponsored by the National Institute of Advanced Studies of Ecuador, carried out by the Free/Libre Open Knowledge (FLOK) Society. From Jose Luis Vivero Pol BIOMOT Policy Brief 1 – Limitations to Economic Environmental Valuation 1. EEV methods fail to secure ecosystem systainability. 2. EEV methods …

Connecting the Dots: ALL of Them

Contribution to Google Group Next Net Medard Gabel, co-creator with Buckminster Fuller of the analog World Game, created the architecture concept and staffing-funding model for the digital EarthGame(TM).  Learn more here. About: EarthGame and World Brain Review: Designing A World That Works For All Who’s Who in Earth Intelligence: Medard Gabel Worth a Look: Medard …

Reference: Infinite Wealth for All

Last week, in the aftermath of the No Labels debacle, I focused on the Diversity of Voices & Values, while standing to salute Tom Atlee’s proposition that integral CITIZENSHIP trumps any form of alleged Transpartisanship. In the new year my focus is going to be on creating infinite wealth for all–on a moral rebirth of …

Journal: Conflict Over Resources–Over the next 20 years, demand for food and energy will rise by half

The Madagascar model Nov 13th 2009 From The World in 2010 print edition By John Parker Conflicts over natural resources will grow In the world’s earliest written legal code, dating from 1790BC, Hammurabi, the king of Babylon, laid down rules governing the maintenance of irrigation systems and the amount of water people could take from …

Worth a Look: Innovation Orientation

We keep an eye on what folks’s are searching for; this posting is inspired by one such search.  Use Contact Page or comments section to engage–we respond to all contacts or comments within 24 hours. First, use the menu–there will be overlap! Best Practices in Management (52)  Change & Innovation (60)  Complexity & Resilience (45)  …

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Bio-Economics

Bio-Economics & Natural Harmony Bio-Base Review: Biocapital–The Constitution of Postgenomic Life Review: Diet for a Small Planet Review: Geosystems–An Introduction to Physical Geography (6th Edition) Review: Holistic Darwinism: Synergy, Cybernetics, and the Bioeconomics of Evolution Review: Human Scale Review: Intelligence in Nature Review: Low Carbon Diet–A 30 Day Program to Lose 5000 Pounds–Be Part of …

2008 Annotated Bibliography ELECTION 2008 – Lipstick on the Pig (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Annotated Bibliography[1] Robert David STEELE Vivas Chapter in ELECTION 2008: Lipstick on the Pig (Earth Intelligence Network, 2008) Anti-Americanism, Blowback, Why the Rest Hates the West Betrayal of the Public Trust Biomimicry, Green Chemistry, Ecological Economics, Natural Capitalism Blessed Unrest, Dignity, Dissent, & the Tao of Democracy Capitalism, Globalization, Peak Oil, & “Free” Trade Run …