Category Archives: Economy

Natural capital in concept works. They know it, we know it, but how come it rarely translates at the coal-face of sustainable development?

Originally posted on Morgan Taylor Ecology:
My last blog focused on the threat of reduced protection for our most valued wildlife conservation sites. Thankfully initial comments from Brussels were reassuring, and the headlines satiated my smugness by stating more or…

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2015 Health and Welfare

Health resilience, climate risks and Sustainable Development Goals 2015, the year that still 400 million people do not have access to essential health services  — including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunization, antiretroviral therapy, tuberculosis treatment, and … Continue reading

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Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear

The appalling violence in Paris on Friday night has shaken the world and provided once again for division in Europe and the Western states. Some politicians make use of those terrible events to bring more fear over the population. They … Continue reading

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Islamic State pushing at an open door to divide Europeans

“Islamic State is pushing at an open door,” said Anand Menon, professor of European Politics at King’s College London. “If their intention is to divide Europeans, this is happening already. You take what they said: That this attack is retribution … Continue reading

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Iraq’s economy buckles under the surging costs of fighting Islamic State militants and the plunge in global oil prices

An IMF programme may help Iraq access international bond markets and cut the government’s borrowing costs at a time when Opec’s second-biggest oil producer is engulfed in a conflict with Islamic State militants. A 50% plunge in crude prices over … Continue reading

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Can We Pay The Price To Free Humanity?

Originally posted on AlyZen Moonshadow :
Recent events in the News have led me to make this observation: Generally, people do care about other people, but they are more concerned about Money first, and how they are to survive, before thinking…

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Shaped by years of unprecedented outreach and public engagement

Obama is one of the rare American presidents who has put himself aside more than once for a country he wants to see as a heaven for many and not only for a few who find themselves better than other … Continue reading

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Shared inheritance plus integral and integrating vision

“The earth is essentially a shared inheritance, whose fruits are meant to benefit everyone.” + “the post-industrial period may well be remembered as one of the most irresponsible in history” + “the economy accepts every advance in technology with a … Continue reading

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Time to consider how to care for our common home

Man taking ownership We have a wave-function which is the unique, significant form of the coherent organism, a macroscopic quantum object, which has a macroscopic wave-function that is always evolving, always changing as it entangles its environment. We do know … Continue reading

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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #3

Not only a political economic or ecological issue but the future of humanity that is at stake. “Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. It affects us all, but it does not affect us all equally. We have … Continue reading

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