The Age of NGO's Rise to Power. Power Shift. The end of the Cold War has brought no mere adjustment among states but a novel redistribution of power among states, markets, and civil society.
National governments are not simply losing autonomy in a globalizing economy. They are sharing powers -- including political, social, and security roles at the core of sovereignty -- with businesses, with international organizations, and with a multitude of citizens groups, known as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). A Small Group of Companies Have Enormous Power Over the World. October 31, 2012 | Like this article?
Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. In October of 2011, New Scientist reported that a scientific study on the global financial system was undertaken by three complex systems theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland.
World Population Clock: 7 Billion People. World Population: Past, Present, and Future (move and expand the bar at the bottom of the chart to navigate through time) The chart above illustrates how world population has changed throughout history.
View the full tabulated data. Threshold 21 The 2000 Global Report to The president.
The Business, Vision and Mission Statements. UN Agenda 21. Millennium Development Goals of 2015. The Paths to VISION 2050. The Trillion Dollar Challenge Remove Inefficiencies. Global Harmonization To The Green Path. CBD the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Annexes of REACH. The NEW... GLOBAL Indexes. Global Economy Finance & Business Models.
People: Values, Behaviors and Development. Earth Charter - The New World Religion. Carbon Emissions The New Economics. Smart Growth Smart Zones. Reduced Mobility Initiatives. Buildings. Vision 2050. The Great Transition. The Great Transition. “There is enough food, water, energy and natural resources on the planet for every human being.
There is just not enough money to pay for it. The Green Agenda The Great Shift. "We require a central organizing principle - one agreed to voluntarily.Minor shifts in policy, moderate improvement in laws and regulations,rhetoric offered in lieu of genuine change - these are all forms ofappeasement, designed to satisfy the public’s desire to believe thatsacrifice, struggle and a wrenching transformationof society will not be necessary. "- Al Gore,Earth in the Balance.
Energy & Power. Ecosytems & Biodiversity. Forests. Agriculture. Gas. Soft Path Water. Global Water Shortages May Lead to Food Shortages. Lester R.
Brown 08/09/2002 The world is incurring a vast water deficit. It is largely invisible, historically recent, and growing fast. Because this impending crisis typically takes the form of aquifer overpumping and falling water tables, it is not visible. Unlike burning forests or invading sand dunes, falling water tables cannot be readily photographed. They are often discovered only when wells go dry. What in the World Are They Spraying?
What Are Mass Murder Pills? Surviving 2012 and Beyond - The Coming Financial Collapse. Food - The Ultimate Secret Exposed. Deep Secrets of The Hunger Games Exposed. 'Stats' Millennium Indicators. United Nations Global Compact. SustainabilityWorldShift International. The very aim of our society seems to be to remove from people responsibility for their lives and acts.
The way of transformation must be the exact opposite of this. Whatever else it may lead to, it must make us into free, responsible individuals, able to direct our own lives in accordance with the greatest objective good. - J. G. Bennett, Transformation The term sustainability refers to how various systems – ecological, cultural, biological, etc. – remain diverse and productive over time. WorldShift International. Sustainability. Sustainability. Achieving sustainability will enable the Earth to continue supporting human life.
In ecology, sustainability is how biological systems remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. Independent think tank and strategy consultancy. Sustainability at the EPA. Our Sustainability Efforts. On Sustainability. Institute for Sustainability (IfS) Sustainable city. A sustainable city, or eco-city is a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution.
Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a Healthy Future. Other leading figures who envisioned the sustainable city are architect Paul F Downton, who later founded the company Ecopolis Pty Ltd, and authors Timothy Beatley and Steffen Lehmann, who have written extensively on the subject. The field of industrial ecology is sometimes used in planning these cities. There remains no completely agreed upon definition for what a sustainable city should be or completely agreed upon paradigm for what components should be included. It is estimated that over 50% of the world’s population now lives in cities and urban areas. Practical achievement
#39 - Population and Community Development Association. Check out if Population and Community Development Association is in The Top 100 NGOs 2013 Edition!
Social marketing to address sexual health.37 years of sustained impact. In 1974, economist Mechai Viravaidya launched an initiative to improve family planning in Thailand, stirred by the adverse effects of high population growth on the rural poor. Through a community-based approach infused with humor and innovation, the Population and Community Development Association has since reached one-third of the population, whilst contributing substantially to a decrease in annual population growth from 3.3 percent to 0.6 percent in three decades.
Agenda 21. Austin, TX Sustainability Officer admits Population Reduction is a part of Sustainable Development/Agenda 21. "Agenda 21" explained on the Glenn Beck Show. What is Agenda 21? "Legalized Plunder of the American People" - G. Edward Griffin. Decline of the Western Civilization. Future Society & Enviroment. Worldclock. POODWADDLE WORLD CLOCKThe World Stats Counter (V 7.0) This minute 250 babies will be born, 100 people will die, 20 violent crimes will be reported, and the US debt will climb $1 million.
The World Clock tells more than time. It shows a live picture of our changing world. The World Clock is too large for a single page. It had to be divided into multiple categories. You can rotate the map by dragging left or right or by clicking the left and right buttons on the menu. The menu provides several filter options. RevolverMaps - Free 3D Visitor Maps. Aggregation Is Not Curation - There Is A Big Difference. Posted by Tom Foremski - November 2, 2010 Curation is becoming an increasingly important term and for good reason: the online world is increasingly messy, muddled and full of blind alleys. Search used to be the best way to navigate online but today it is only one part of an Internet user's dashboard. Finding things is fine if you know what to look for, but search is increasingly less effective in judging the quality of links, or putting those links into a context.
Blekko, the recently launched search engine tries to provide a context for search terms but it's still not curation but aggregation.
The 3rd Mission of Universities has been activated. Collectivism vs. Individualism. G. Edward Griffin The Collectivist Conspiracy.