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Only eight countries meet two key conditions for sustainable development as United Nations adopts Sustainable Development Goals

Only eight countries meet two key conditions for sustainable development as United Nations adopts Sustainable Development Goals | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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The Club of Budapest - website message by Ervin Laszlo

The Club of Budapest is a group of eminent individuals dedicated to the basic mission of facilitating and providing direction to a „global shift” toward
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Tony Smith's curator insight, May 21, 2016 8:49 PM
Laszlo's Evolution: The Grand Synthesis was a key early step on my journey to an emergent perspective on the world. I wouldn't use the words he uses here but understand they might have wider appeal and certainly agree with his general thrust.
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Interviewed: John Thackara on How To Thrive In The Next Economy

Interviewed: John Thackara on How To Thrive In The Next Economy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
John Thackara is a writer and event producer who has spent a lifetime searching for stories about the practical steps taken by communities to realize a sustainable future.
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Biospheric Studio | Biospheric Infrastructure

Biospheric Studio | Biospheric Infrastructure | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

We are a Manchester based tech startup company. We develop integrated biospheric & technological infrastructure for cities, creating outstanding ecological environments for people. Working in transdisciplinary teams we produce diverse and resilient ecological solutions. Our critical research knowledge gives us leading edge expertise across a wide range of sectors. Over the next five years the studio will develop fifty technologically advanced, ecological urban systems throughout Greater Manchester.

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Innovating business models for sustainability

Innovating business models for sustainability | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Sustainable business models: Innovation in products, processes and business models can help organisations become more sustainable.

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The Global Solution to Extinction

The Global Solution to Extinction | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It is not too late to halt the alarming loss of species and biodiversity threatening the planet.
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The Importance of Care and Affections in our Communities: Copylove and the Invisible Commons | ZEMOS98

The Importance of Care and Affections in our Communities: Copylove and the Invisible Commons | ZEMOS98 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Copylove started in 2011 as a local informal network for investigations into commons and feminist practices. Later, it turned into a public and open investigation via www.copylove.cc (only in Spanish) led by Sofía Coca (ZEMOS98, Sevilla), Txelu Balboa (COLABORABORA, Euskadi) and Rubén Martínez (Fundación de los Comunes, Barcelona) in which we tried to extract, from the experiences we had, what kind of ties and relations are established within a community of agents, whose practices and ways of doing generate commons for the whole community. Copylove was a way of getting deeper into all that we consider that reproduces desirable conditions of existence: affection, processes of interdependence, mutual aid, community love, care, etc. When we say Copylove, we mean everything we produce and reproduce that can take us closer to “good living”, to a sustainable living, and not simply in monetary...
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Sustainable Human Hylo Intro Video

This is "Sustainable Human Hylo Intro Video" by sustainablehuman on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Saving Civilization 2.0 -- at $500 per person one time, using Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE)

Saving Civilization 2.0 -- at $500 per person one time, using Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
@bigideas2016 Pre-Quel here at LinkedIn: Saving Civilization - Time & Truth Matter Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) – Contribution to UN Global Sustainable Development Report 2016 Achieving
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Can Brazil create a sustainable, low-carbon economy?

Can Brazil create a sustainable, low-carbon economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

As a large developing country with vast ecological wealth and huge potential for both renewable energy and environmental destruction, Brazil is an interesting case study for sustainability and — ultimately — the creation of a low-carbon...

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China's One Child Policy: Overwhelmed By Increased Affluence

China's One Child Policy: Overwhelmed By Increased Affluence | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

chiThe classic I.P.A.T. (Ecological Impact = Population * Affluence * Technology) equation very succinctly sums up the problem that humanity faces. Growth in both the number of people on the planet, and the level of affluence per person (I use GDP per ca

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Joel Makower / The New Grand Strategy

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The New Grand Strategy describes a business plan for America, born at the Pentagon, that embeds sustainability as a strategic national imperative.

 

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Moving the world from sustainability to regenerative design

Moving the world from sustainability to regenerative design | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Communication is the tool we use to navigate change in this perishable, impermanent world. We talk about what’s happening and what’s coming. We use words to rally and activate citizens; to inform a…
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What economy? Profit versus sustainability (II)

Commons Collaborative Economies. 11-13 march, Barcelona.
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a briliant introduction by Dmytri Kleiner on 'transvestment' strategies, i.e. how to transfer value from one system of production and exchange, that of capital accumulation, to the system of sustainable peer production:

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This computer will grow your food in the future

This computer will grow your food in the future | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
What if we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food, indoors anywhere in the world? Caleb Harper, director of the Open Agriculture Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, wants to change the food system by connecting growers with technology. Get to know Harper's "food computers" and catch a glimpse of what the future of farming might look like.
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Money creation and sustainable development

Money creation and sustainable development | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Tweet In the previous blog posts we discussed why a new financial system is needed and what the alternative, a system in which the state is responsible for money creation, would look like. Also, the different ways were reviewed in which … Continue reading →
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Scaling Sustainability: Regulation and Resilience in Managerial Responses to Climate Change — University of Leicester

Scaling Sustainability: Regulation and Resilience in Managerial Responses to Climate Change — University of Leicester | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

.@profdeirdreshaw is keynote speaker @LeicsManagement's 1st Conference on Management & #EnvironmentalSustainability https://t.co/FEKQP5BMAK

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Beyound crisis: basic requirements for a humane and sustainable world - Ervin László - ENG

http://www.anima.tv - Ervin László at Padiglione Ungheria Expo2015 (6 giugno 2015, Milano) - English video "When we change, the world starts to change"
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Robert Steele: Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) – Achieving the SDG Goals in a Fraction of the Time at a Fraction of the Price

Robert Steele: Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) – Achieving the SDG Goals in a Fraction of the Time at a Fraction of the Price | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Open Source Everything Engineering (OSEE) Achieving the SDG Goals in a Fraction of the Time at a Fraction of the Price Salient Points: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are not achievable usi…
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Collective investigation on anything that makes a community sustainable: affection, interdependence, mutual support, care

Collective investigation on anything that makes a community sustainable: affection, interdependence, mutual support, care | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Collective investigation on anything that makes a community sustainable: affection, interdependence, mutual support, care.
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Rejecting casinos, Onondagas invest in an experiment: futuristic greenhouses

Rejecting casinos, Onondagas invest in an experiment: futuristic greenhouses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Experts question the short-term business plan.
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Switching on to energy democracy

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Popular participation, social ideals and ecological sustainability are key attributes of sustainable systems, Claire Fauset writes.
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Yes, you recycle. But until you start reducing, you're still killing the planet

Yes, you recycle. But until you start reducing, you're still killing the planet | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The blue bin may be preferable to the trash can, but a better goal is simply to have less stuff
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