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June 25th, 2017

We need to talk wealth

We need to talk wealth

By Annie Quick, New Economics Foundation, June 2017 The skewed distribution of wealth in our society, in particular property wealth (figure 1), distorts the housing market and destabilises our financial system. It leaves more people than ever without the savings that could act as a safety net when work is precarious or life throws up unexpected costs; a […]


June 25th, 2017

Making a clear moral statement on what we can’t do: :It is wrong to use the sky as an open sewer, it is wrong to condemn future generations to a lifetime haunted by continual declines in their standard of living, and give them a world of political disruption and all the chaos that the scientists have warned us about.,” says Gore

Gore is making a clear moral statement.  Will Catholics?   Former US vice-president says green revolution is bigger than industrial revolution and happening at faster pace than digital revolution   By Damian Carrington, The Guardian 21 June 2017 The fight against global warming is one of humanity’s great moral movements, alongside the abolition of slavery, […]


June 25th, 2017

Silent extermination of indigenous peoples in the Amazon

By CARITAS ECUADOR on 22 and 23 June 2017 Berlin, June 21, 2017. The lives of indigenous peoples in the Amazon are in danger. Their living environment is being systematically destroyed by the ruthless exploitation of raw materials, felling or huge projects for the construction of dams, which also involve companies from Germany. For this […]


June 25th, 2017

“Visit of the Pope shows the great interest he has in meeting the indigenous people” – “Visita del Papa demuestra el gran interés que tiene por encontrarse con los pueblos indígenas”

From REPAM, By CCAP on 20 June 2017.  An auto-translation from Spanish is below.  See the better original at REPAM‘s website Mother of God is nowadays seen as the most complex region of the Peruvian Amazon. It contrasts its vast biodiversity with the levels of violence it registers. And now it is also the Amazon region […]


June 24th, 2017

How can learning and experimentation improve urban sustainability?

How can learning and experimentation improve urban sustainability?

Co-design and co-management of urban environments to promote social and ecological resilience and health for a sustainable and equitable future.  Requires a social environment that tolerates experimentation, and lack of trust and forces with strong vested interested in the status quo can block experimentation. Encourages teamwork in a context that encourages experimentation and rapid prototyping. It also builds strong connections to local leaders who […]


June 24th, 2017

Intentional community in Gaviotas, Colombia

From GoodAnthropocene.net, 30 October, 2015 · by ciararh Can a thriving community be created in a harsh, socially hostile environment, and can it last? What lessons can be learned from Gaviotas, Colombia? Gaviotas is an intentional community in eastern Columbia established by Paulo Lugari in the mid 60’s. The ecosystem consisted of “llanos”, savannas that seasonally flood. The […]


June 21st, 2017

Portion of West Antarctica twice size of California partially melted in 2016

By James Ayre, Clean Technica, 21 June 2017  A portion of West Antarctica over twice the size of the US state of California partially melted in 2016 as the result of high temperatures brought by an especially pronounced El Niño, compounded by a rapidly warming climate, according to new research published in the journal Nature […]

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