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November 21, 2014, No comments

Denmark has just one-upped its status as the most cutting edge sustainable country in the world. They have committed to a goal of Kurt Kornbluth, director of the Program for […]

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Can Big Data Feed Us All?

November 20, 2014, No comments

We’ve heard a lot about how the ubiquitous and free flow of information is going to improve our quality of life, through smart phones, smart grids, ...

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Vestergaard To Reach 125,000 Kenyan Children with “Follow the Liters” Program

October 16, 2014, No comments

Western Kenya is a huge agricultural region, with equatorial temperatures and ample rain. Sugar and tea are both grown commercially, along with corn, ...

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Cellulosic Ethanol Finally Beginning to Reach Scale

October 6, 2014, No comments

There was big news in Emmetsburg, Iowa this month—the opening of a major Royal DSM. Code-named virgin forest is cut down to create the needed acreag ...

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    Restoring Trust: In Markets and Politics
    August 20, 2014, 1 Comment

    Guest Blog by Hazel Henderson, President, Ethical Markets It’s common knowledge that human societies work most effectively and harmoniously where there are high levels of trust – in each other [...]

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    Can Clean Energy Be Made From CO2?
    August 5, 2014, No comments

    What if we could take all that carbon dioxide that we have too much of and turn it into a clean energy source? Sound far-fetched? Well, it isn’t really. After [...]

  • Please Stop Trying to Change the World
    July 29, 2014, No comments

    Guest Blog by Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of SVA’s MFA program in Design for Social Innovation I just finished Vivian Gornick’s wonderful book on how to write personal narrative, called The Situation [...]