‘Saving Life on Earth’ for Just $100 Billion: New Roadmap Shows How US Can Address Global Extinction Crisis

10 actions the president should take on their own: Declare the global extinction crisis to be a national emergency. Establish 500 new national parks, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries. Strengthen public-land management to prioritize biodiversity and maintain abundant wildlife. Protect all critically imperiled wildlife and plants that are not yet on the endangered species list. Implement an ecosystem-approach to recovery …

Create Life-Centered Corporations: A corporation exists only when a government has issued a charter. There is no legitimate reason for any democratically accountable government to issue a corporate charter other than to serve a public purpose.

By David Korten, December 2019. Forum: Corporations in the Crosshairs: From Reform to Redesign, Tellus Institute. Allen White’s paper has started much needed and long overdue discussion on the growing power of corporations and the essential need to deal with their abuse of that power. We live in a world in extreme crisis. By the estimates of the Global Footprint Network, the human species …

Lithium-sulfur battery could cure range anxiety — study

Lithium-sulfur battery could cure range anxiety — study E&E News | David Iaconangelo Australian scientists say they’ve developed a lithium-sulfur battery durable enough to become the preferred power source for electric vehicles with double the range of a Tesla. Lithium-sulfur batteries are typically less expensive than lithium-ion types now used in electric cars, but they degrade quickly when delivering high …

Denver’s Climate Action Task Force

The Denver Climate Action Task Force will develop a plan to strengthen Denver’s work to address climate change equitably in the following critical areas: Buildings Transportation 100% Renewable Electricity Industrial Energy Use Consumption Emissions Resiliency/Adaptation The task force will do their work by engaging experts, interested stakeholders, and a wide range of community members in the process.  The task force …