Daily Archives: March 8, 2016

TED: this computer will grow your food in the future

The future of our food is evolving with technological innovation.  Plants and open minds are key. What if we could grow delicious, nutrient-dense food, indoors anywhere in the world? Caleb Harper, director of CitiFARM at the MIT Media Lab, wants … Continue reading

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A legal revolution to compel action on climate change

Climate change has been a political topic for more than 20 years and has only gotten more severe.  A Dutch lawyer realized this meant many executive and legislative branches of government are not up to effecting policy changes needed.  He … Continue reading

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TEDx: Feeding the world with Agroecology

Pablo Tittonell is professor ‘Farming Systems Ecology’ at Wageningen University and one of the worlds most famous experts in the field of agriculture and ecology. He advocates intensification of agriculture by making optimal use of natural processes and the landscape … Continue reading

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Want to be considered a professional? Act like one

Article today You Deserve a better Financial Advisor,  points out the outrageously low licensing requirements to become a sell side ‘financial advisor’.  In Canada and the US candidates are required to pass a three hour exam that covers a cross-section … Continue reading

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Inequality undermines work-life opportunity for both sexes

On human rights and equality, North America leaves many countries in the dark ages in comparison, and still females in power and policy positions in business here remain outrageously under-represented, with little progress for years now. And it’s not for … Continue reading

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Bust town: the human cost of cheap oil

Retooling and retraining oil and gas workers to refit and roll out the renewable energy infrastructure globally is the obvious solution. Good, strong, healthy, efficient growth opportunities are all around us. But people have to see it and want to … Continue reading

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