Rachel Maddow does a great job explaining just some of the major concerns with the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant on California’s central coast.
Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb, a production of the Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media, describes the urgent and little-understood climate change tipping point – the melting of the permafrost and the release of the massive stores of currently frozen greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Pegged by climatologists as one of the most […]
Over 230 people attended a standing-room-only public forum of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on the evening of November 20 in San Luis Obispo, CA, to express their opinions the NRC’s Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (GEIS) and proposed Waste Confidence Rule. The GEIS attempts to evaluate the environmental impacts associated with the continued storage […]
We see an authentic leap forward occurring in business’ commitment to take responsibility for our collective future.
The press in Britain, France, Greece, and China did not mince words discussing the breakdown of the U.S. political system.
“Business will have a shaping effect on the future. The Academy’s self-imposed task is to bring as much enlightenment as possible to that shaping.”
A version of this article originally appeared in the World Business Academy’s monthly publication Currents in Commerce. Join our mailing list to receive Currents in your inbox. As the effects of climate change “begin to frighten us, geoengineering will come to dominate global politics,” predicts Clive Hamilton, in his must-read new book, Earthmasters: The Dawn of the Age […]
Public Banking in Costa Rica: A Remarkable, Little-Know Model By Ellen Brown, Public Banking Institute November 11, 2013 (Republished with permission from the Author. Visit her website for more.) In Costa Rica, publicly-owned banks have been available for so long and work so well that people take for granted that any country that knows how […]
A “supporting idea” response to the new “B Team” from Academy Fellow Elisabet Sahtouris
Sandbags have not been enough to stop the daily leak of 400 tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear reactors.
Should education spending be counted as an expense or as an investment (as it is in many other countries)?
Humanity, like all other species of Earth before and with us, is evolving.