We have reached a moment in our country's history where it is urgent that people everywhere speak out as president of his or her own life, to protect the peace of the nation and world within and [...]
The idea of the People-Earth-Summit grew out of the collapse of the Climate talks in The Hague in November 2000 and the announce-ment that the Earth Summit would be hosted by South Africa.
Vo Quy, a world-renowned conserv-ationist and architect of the National Conservation Strategy to reforest his homeland, Vietnam, after the cata-clysmic destruction during the war against the USA, [...]
Let us exchange our ideas. Let us plan together, act together and create peace together. This is a call for common sense, for peaceful, non-violent citizen action to protect our precious world [...]
The Wildlands Project: David Johns of the Wildlands Project in North America launched the Northern Forest Wildlands Initiative.The aim of the project is to protect and restore tens of thousands [...]
Action, not more talk is what's required at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. That's the message of the preparatory meetings, which have been going on for the past year. To bring [...]
Vandana Shiva explained at the Restore the Earth Conference. 'Democracy is about bringing back the world that we live in, the world we inherited. We are part of the Earth family, all beings in [...]
News spread like wildfire via the village pub that the new water supply would come from the fluoridated supply at Ennerdale. The villagers contacted the water company and the health authority. [...]
The first meeting of the newly formed Organic Action Plan Stakeholder Forum took place in April chaired by farming minister, Elliot Morley.
'Building the House of Europe' was a symbolic act ñ a seed for a sustain-able future,' said Agnieszka Komoch, President of Global Ecovillage Network Europe. The theme of this year's Green Week [...]
Four buses are running around the Cotswolds powered by old chip fat turned into biodiesel.
The London Plan will require the use of renewable energy in big developments; a big increase in the provision of solar energy technology where technically feasible and wider use of green roofs [...]
Anyone can apply for a grant so long as they have a roof space or yard that will accommodate a solar system. The ideal is a south facing roof but it's not imperative.
Austin Mitchell is one of the first MPs to recognise the absurdity of the current situation where banks can create money to lend but the government has to borrow it at commercial rates of [...]
When there is plenty, the economy booms. When there is a shortage, there is a slump. In the Great Depression, people wanted to work, they wanted goods and services, all the raw materials for [...]
FEASTA, the Foundation for the Economics of Sustainability in Dublin, Ireland, has drawn up Proposals for Global Monetary Reform which it would like discussed at the coming World Summit in [...]
What is worse, the US debt has been spiralling further and further out of control in recent years. US imports are now more than twice their exports. Their total current account deficit ñ or [...]
The New Economics Foundation is pioneering Neighbourhood Think Tanks with the Gorbals Initiative, a local development company in Glasgow. 'We all need to get away from the idea of top-down [...]
The Schumacher Society in America is promoting the idea of Community Land Trusts which provide a solution to the problem of increasing land values which force people out of their own communities.
Never become focused on chasing money and profit ñ that is the key to the success of a new business, according to Masaru Kataoka, founder and president of the Citizen's Bank. But while this may [...]