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Green America: Economic Action for a Just Planet

Green America: Economic Action for a Just Planet
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CASE_DWT OuiShare - Creative community for the Collaborative Economy The International Society for Ecological Economics | anti-slavery society Gund Institute for Ecological Economics Marsh Professor Lecture: Amy Dickman, Warriors, Witchcraft & Women: Carnivore Ecology and Conservation in Tanzania’s Ruaha Landscape Wednesday, April 16 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building UVM is hosting Amy Dickman, Kaplan Senior Research Fellow in Felid Conservation at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. She will give a free, public lecture on “Warriors, Witchcraft & Women: Carnivore Ecology and Conservation in Tanzania’s Ruaha Landscape,” Wednesday, April 16 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building. Dickman, a UVM James Marsh Professor-at-Large, has more than 15 years experience working on large carnivores in Africa, specializing in big cats and human-carnivore conflict mitigation. In 2009, she established the Ruaha Carnivore Project, based in southern Tanzania. Dickman and her Tanzanian team are researching the ecology of these vital populations and working to reduce the pressing threat of human-carnivore conflict in this critical area. Series Introduction:

Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage Measures of Worth Lawrence H. Officer and Samuel H. Williamson Clearly, intrinsic values, objects, or events are difficult, if not impossible, to measure in money terms. We are concerned with measuring the worth of items with which both a monetary value and a past time period are clearly associated. Undoubtedly, the worth of such monetary amounts is also difficult to measure. In most cases, if the transaction takes place today or the asset is in existence today, and if the money amount involved is in a range with which we are accustomed, then this discussion is considered trivial. When the transaction or asset is not in a range we with which we are familiar, such as 100 million dollars or pounds, or if the transaction or asset occurred or existed in a time different from that in which we live or can remember, then it is much harder to "know" the comparables. Indicators While there can be a large number of indicators, we present six common ones here, that can be classified into four types.

The Ecology of Commerce :: A Book Review by Scott London The fact that the title of this book, The Ecology of Commerce, reads like an oxymoron illustrates how wide the gap has become between the natural world and our commercial lives. Business believes that if it doesn't continue to grow and instead cuts back and retreats, it will destroy itself. Ecologists believe that if business continues its unabated expansion it will destroy the world around it. In this eloquent and visionary book, Paul Hawken describes a third way, a path that is inherently sustainable and restorative but which uses many of the historically effective organizational and market techniques of free enterprise. Central to Hawken's argument are two basic facts: 1) the age of industrialism, as we know it, has come to an end; and 2) we are confronting a global ecological crisis that is considerably more acute than most of us realize. These facts both mean that businesspeople must dedicate themselves to transforming commerce to a restorative undertaking.

E-Journals.Org How do we redesign a new economic theory framed by ecological systems? | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional Economics as we know it today is broken. Unable to explain, to predict or to protect, it is need of root-and-branch replacement. Or, to borrow from Alan Greenspan, it is fundamentally "flawed". But where do we look for inspiration in facilitating what is the mother of all paradigm shifts? Ecology offers the insight that the economy is best understood as a complex adaptive system, more a garden to be lovingly observed and tended than a machine to be regulated by mathematically calculable formulae. From anthropology we learn that economy and society are inseparable and that markets and money are relatively recent arrivals, a thin veneer layered onto a much older history of co-operation, gift and reciprocity. Psychology and neuroscience reveal that, as beings, we are more complex and multifaceted than the one-dimensional man of classical economic theory, motivated only by the selfish and individualistic acquisitiveness that miraculously guides the invisible hand.

Inflation Calculator | Find US Dollar's Value from 1913-2013 Green economy The green economy is one that results in reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. Green economy is an economy or economic development model based on sustainable development and a knowledge of ecological economics.[1] A feature distinguishing it from prior economic regimes is the direct valuation of natural capital and ecological services as having economic value (see The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity and Bank of Natural Capital) and a full cost accounting regime in which costs externalized onto society via ecosystems are reliably traced back to, and accounted for as liabilities of, the entity that does the harm or neglects an asset.[citation needed] For an overview of the developments in international environment policy that led up to the UNEP Green Economy Report, see Runnals (2011).[2] Green Sticker and ecolabel practices have emerged as consumer facing measurements of sustainability. "Green" economists and economics[edit] Definition of a Green economy[edit]

Small World Group | Angel Investing Green America - About Us Green America is a not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1982. (We went by the name "Co-op America" until January 1, 2009.) Our mission is to harness economic power—the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace—to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society. Our Vision We work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come. What Makes Green America Unique We focus on economic strategies—economic action to solve social and environmental problems. Our democratically-constituted board is elected by our members from our consumer, business, and staff stakeholders. Learn more about our work » Meet our staff and board » Read our history »