If you've regularly read On the New Economy, or our various posts about biomimicry, affordability, inclusion, zero waste, and hacking you'll understand the content in this video.
If you actually were at the MIT Conference on Food, Farming and the Future, you'll hear why these words sound familiar (although there's a lot of the substance missing).… [Read the rest]
Get ready for Growing Power's conference:
Growing Power's National- International Urban and Small Farms Conference
November 16 -18 , 2016
Growing Power Warehouse
Designed to build a community of leaders and provide intensive training and dialogue for participants to facilitate anti-racist food justice in their own programs and communities.… [Read the rest]
In just 2.5 years the Street Store has helped 500 events to connect the "haves" and "have nots" in a humanistic way, all around the world. And now there's more. On 25 September from 10:30am to 15:30, the co-founders will be at The Salesian Institute, 2 Somerset Road once again to announce their new project.… [Read the rest]
You already know that climate change is a problem. But have you seen Extreme Realities?
Actor Matt Damon hosts and narrates this episode of Journey to Planet Earth, which explores the link between extreme weather, climate change, and threats to national security.… [Read the rest]
If you happen to be in Singapore on September 28th and 29th, you may want to join the global community at this event to combat deforestation.
The conference "How business can tackle deforestation – A make or break issue for Asia’s corporate reputation?" is
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designed to be an annual meeting for business leaders, leading NGOs, government representatives and academics to further the discussion on how business can tackle deforestation across the supply chain.
I'm proud of the students at MIT for focusing on how we fundamentally change how we do business in an environmentally and socially aware time. That photo of the frozen wave off Nantucket finally made it on to my internet browser and I thought--wow, now is the time to make the circular economy a reality, on a wide scale.… [Read the rest]