Adelaide 3R Declaration 1 towards the Promotion of Circular Economy in Achieving Resource Efficient Societies in Asia and the Pacific under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The following document was shared by Ahmad Mahdavi. Asia and the Pacific is the most rapidly urbanizing and industrializing region in the world. The unprecedented scale and speed of the urban industrial transformation coupled with increased production and consumption has lifted millions of people out of poverty. However, this presents challenges for Asia-Pacific countries in Read more about Adelaide 3R Declaration 1 towards the Promotion of Circular Economy in Achieving Resource Efficient Societies in Asia and the Pacific under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development[…]

Very interesting commentary on de-constructing Degrowth by Nicholas Ashford

I attended the 5th Degrowth Conference in Budapest in early September 2016 (http://budapest.degrowth.org/). Hundreds of people attended the conference and Budapest itself held a “Degrowth Week” which brought many more people into the city. In some ways, it was an important contrast to the 2nd Conference (held in Barcelona in 2010). The conference was populated by several Read more about Very interesting commentary on de-constructing Degrowth by Nicholas Ashford[…]

Article on Climate Change and the Election

Despite increasing global attention and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, climate change has become a contested political issue in the U.S. While Donald Trump has referred to climate change as a hoax, indigenous and environmental activists have mobilized to stop pipelines like Keystone XL and Dakota Access. Yet, why has climate change become politicized Read more about Article on Climate Change and the Election[…]

Invitation GLAMURS final conference 30th of November until 1st of December

Shared by Diana Ivanova on our mailing list. On behalf of the GLAMURS project team, it is my pleasure to invite you to the Final Conference of our GLAMURS Project that will be held in Brussels, at the Diamant Centre, November 30th & December 1st 2016. We would be very happy if you could join us Read more about Invitation GLAMURS final conference 30th of November until 1st of December[…]

Exxon Mobil, FuelCell partner on Carbon capture and sequestration

Shared by Jean Boucher on our mailing list. Published: Friday, October 28, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corp. and FuelCell Energy Inc. announced yesterday they will build a new carbon capture pilot project at a power plant in Alabama. It is the first pilot program of the two companies’ partnership on carbon capture technology. The Alabama power Read more about Exxon Mobil, FuelCell partner on Carbon capture and sequestration[…]

“Mass Transformative Practice” event at T2017 Dundee

Shared by Maurie Cohen on our mailing list. A ‘mass transformative practice’ event is to be held at T2017.  This will include all conference participants engaging in professionally facilitated dialogue by the International Futures Forum and others using the Three Horizons futures approach.  The session will focus on understanding how current knowledge production and use Read more about “Mass Transformative Practice” event at T2017 Dundee[…]

CfP for SCORAI-sponsored Sessions at the GRF-SCP Conference

Shared by Maurie Cohen on our mailing list. The SCORAI Board is organizing a series of sessions at the Third International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption being held June 27‒29, 2017 at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. The theme of the event is “Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and Read more about CfP for SCORAI-sponsored Sessions at the GRF-SCP Conference[…]