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Time to internalize those externalities and get prices right

By Hazel Henderson (http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/12/21/time-internalize-those-externalities-and-get-prices-right)   An “externality” is code in economics jargon meaning any cost of producing a product that can be omitted (i.e., externalized) from the producer’s balance sheet and passed on to taxpayers, the public or hidden in the … Read the rest of this entry

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NUCLEAR FISSION: THE MOST WASTEFUL, STUPID, AND COSTLY SYSTEM FOR BOILING WATER

By Hazel Henderson SAINT AUGUSTINE, MAR (IPS) I have opposed nuclear power since my service on the US Congress Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Council, from 1975 until 1980. Even back then it was clear that nuclear power was a … Read the rest of this entry

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A NEW ROLE FOR ADVERTISING

By Hazel Henderson © 2012 For CSRWire November 2012 After the successful rise over the past century, advertising is now a $500 billion plus worldwide industry – helping grow consumer markets for millions of products.  Yet, never before has advertising been such a … Read the rest of this entry

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REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013

REVIEW: THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013 THE FUTURE: SIX DRIVERS OF GLOBAL CHANGE by Al Gore, Random House, NY, 2013 Review by Hazel Henderson  © 2013 ?Author Al Gore, former US Vice … Read the rest of this entry

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TRANSFORMING FINANCE STILL TOP PRIORITY

By Hazel Henderson © 2013, first published on CSRWire Feb. 8, 2013 Despite incremental reforms: the Dodd-Frank Act in the USA, Basel III and the 0.1% financial transaction tax now approved by EU finance ministers, the global financial casino is still playing.  Financial … Read the rest of this entry

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Hazel Henderson: There is 21st Century Abundance Hiding in 19th Century Scarcity Politics

“We live in a world of abundance,” says Hazel Henderson, D.Sc.Hon., FRSA, president of Ethical Markets Media.  As a futurist and evolutionary economist, Henderson used her insight to write Creating Alternative Futures: The End of Economics and Politics of the Solar Age.  She is … Read the rest of this entry

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Rethinking Scale: From Quantitative to Qualitative Growth.We need to downsize destructive growth and scale up restorative growth in our economies.

By Hazel Henderson UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proclaimed the new international goal of happiness on March 20, 2013, following yearlong research on redefining economic criteria for human development, launched in April 2012. The long-sought goal of the Industrial Revolution … Read the rest of this entry

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Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Review of Making Things Work and Makers: The New Industrial Revolution Making Things Work: Solving Complex Problems In A Complex World by Yaneer Bar-Yam, NECSI Knowledge Press, Cambridge, MA 2004 Makers: The New Industrial Revolution by Chris Anderson, Crown Business, … Read the rest of this entry

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Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

By Hazel Henderson When US astronaut Dr. Sally Ride returned from her space trip in 1983, she exclaimed that NASA should have a Mission To Planet Earth! This led to NASA’s “Earth”, an ongoing program of research into how our planet … Read the rest of this entry

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MAPPING THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY

MAPPING THE  TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABILITY By Hazel Henderson © 2013  for CSRWire Appeared on CSRWire July 1, 2013 as “Challenging Traditional Finance: Mapping the Transition to Sustainability” http://bit.ly/finsust A whole-system global transition is underway and accelerating as human activities encounter planetary … Read the rest of this entry

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