Monthly Archives: October 2021

The Bonfire of the Currencies?

This copied from Project Syndicate: Oct 29, 2021BENJAMIN J. COHEN Two recent books by renowned economists have set the stage for today’s great debate over the future of money in a digital age. In particular, public and private moneys are … Continue reading

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The Future of Architecture and Design

This is from the Institute for the Future By Mark Bryan, Director of Innovation + Research When the pandemic hit, the architecture and design profession felt a twinge of collective anxiety over what this inflection point would mean for our … Continue reading

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Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power Richard Heinberg October 25, 2021 This essay is based on, and partly extracted from, the book POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL. During the last century, evolutionary biologists developed the idea … Continue reading

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The climate war won’t work

Tim Watkins latest piece concludes: By giving the impression that a Second World War-style mobilisation against climate change is possible, campaigning journalists like Monbiot distract us from the stark reality that the only sensible option left to us is a … Continue reading

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Nobody really has any idea of what lies ahead.

Tim Morgan, writing about the future, says: First, I think few people understand how rapidly government revenue capability is going to slump, how hard it’s going to be to cope with that, and how angry a lot of people are … Continue reading

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REPORT IDENTIFIES POOR SOIL HEALTH AS NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT

News release from the Food & Global Security Network Wednesday 20th October 2021 REPORT LAUNCH – WATCH RECORDING HERE ​A report, Soil health: a national security profile, launched today by the Food & Global Security Network, calls on ministers to formally … Continue reading

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Reality – No need to plan for it – It will happen anyway

“All forms of economic output – literally all of the goods and services which comprise the ‘real’ economy – are products of energy. Nothing of any economic value or utility can be supplied without using energy. Energy can be defined … Continue reading

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We are witnessing a historic transformation in the nature of work and organization of labor worldwide.

This is from the long-established Institute for the Future Welcome to IFTF’s inaugural Equitable Enterprise Initiative newsletter! Join us today to continue to receive updates. We are witnessing a historic transformation in the nature of work and organization of labor … Continue reading

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To Match His Climate Rhetoric Boris Johnson Must Axe These Five Projects

To Match His Climate Rhetoric, Boris Johnson Must Axe These Five Projects

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OIL SYSTEM COLLAPSING SO FAST: It May Derail Renewables Warn French Government Scientists

Oil System Collapsing so Fast it May Derail Renewables, Warn French Government Scientists

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