Ladies of Solar Unite – at the Women Solar Seminar in Dubai

Green Prophet

If it seems like there are just too many men receiving all the glory in the solar industry and not nearly enough women, then you need to attend the Women Solar Seminar in Dubai. Hosted for the second time by Nikita Shree, the seminar will be held on May 13th at the Regency Hyatt Dubai Hotel. I am very proud to be able to host the Women’s Solar Seminar for the second year. Don’t just go to the seminar for the food, which is usually full of toxic sugar anyway.

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Outrageous Joy 30-Day Raw Food Adventure: tele-seminar

Eco-Vegan Girl

However, I am thrilled to help Pam announce her new tele-seminar class! We’ll spend 30 days together with a weekly tele-seminar, a one-on-one coaching session with me, plus you’ll get my Raw Food Starter Kit, 30 of my favorite raw food recipes, menu suggestion, Raw How-To videos , and each participant will be paired with another participant as an intention partner for daily support and inspiration.

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Crickets chirping

Environmental Economics

The sound I hear after sending this email in response to a showing of the Economics of Happiness on campus: The film "economics of happiness" was the major topic of discussion in my senior seminar class yesterday. Several of my students thought that the panel could have used an environmental economist (to my knowledge, no one from the department was invited to participate).

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"Five years of aguanomics"

Environmental Economics

These latter two activities are what make blogging different from a diary or academic paper and more like an endless seminar in which participants can explore ideas in all directions over time. Happy anniversary: I launched Aguanomics on 26 March 2008 when I closed my blog, Sex, Drugs and Water Utilities. The last post there -- also on this blog -- gave a critique of virtual water and footprinting; some things never change.).

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SESYNC Postdoctoral Socio-Environmental Immersion Program 2015

Environmental Economics

The new Postdoctoral Socio-Environmental Immersion Program will bring early-career scholars to SESYNC to: undertake individual synthesis projects; participate in workshops led by distinguished natural scientists and social scientists; and enhance their collaborative network, computational skills, and understanding of the science–policy nexus. The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites applications for two-year postdoctoral fellowships that begin June 1, 2015.

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What I'm doing today

Environmental Economics

Appstate Department of Economics Seminar Series: April 8 Laura Taylor (North Carolina State University). "Risk So right now I'm reading McCloskey's How to Host a Seminar Visitor for the n th time, just to make sure I know how we're getting it all wrong. All that will happen if you foul up is that you and your colleagues will never be able to participate in the economics profession in a serious way, because you will have offended the people who run it.

2011 116

Know Your Audience: A Ring-necked Duck in Germany

10,000 Birds

I recently participated in an “English Report Writing” training, sponsored of course by my employer, and this post will function as a test to see how well I was focussed on the lecture (instead of the sky outside the seminar room which may hold a black stork any day during spring migration).

Sustainable Travel Event of the Year:- WGT Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

In addition to participating in seminars and workshops, attendees will have a chance to meet a host of businesses and organizations showcasing sustainable technologies and services. Are you a green travel guru? Do you want to see and be seen at the most important sustainable tourism event of the year? If so, pack your bag and head to World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi 5-7 December, 2011.

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CC12 Outcome

Environmental Economics

From the inbox (today): Dear Copenhagen Consensus 2012 authors,   Thank you very much for your participation in Copenhagen Consensus 2012. Here is the expert panel's proposed allocation of the US$75 billion over four years: *Note: I had hoped to stay on top of this but my blogging had to take a backseat to directing and grading 13 senior seminar papers. [See background posts, ones that I wish I had written on April 26 and May 7.*].

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The GoodWork Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

The materials are meant to be adaptable to a variety of contexts; in other words, the Toolkit can be used as part of a retreat, as a year-long theme in a particular class, as the basis of a two or three day seminar. The Guidebook is a resource manual to help participants start important conversations and reflection about good work. The Value Sort Cards encourage participants to think about their personal and professional values.

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Owl Love Knows no Borders

Green Prophet

In 2002, with support from the Ministry of Regional Cooperation, the first regional seminar took place at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, a leading center of organic agriculture, to discuss the merits of breeding Barn Owls and Kestrels as part of a natural pest control program. Jordan has also participated in this groundbreaking trans-boundary conservation program by placing a similar number of nesting boxes throughout the kingdom, facilitating the above love affair.

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Meet 22,000 Megawatts of Clean Energy in Algeria this May

Green Prophet

The event will include seminars on renewables and energy efficiency, while further value comes via the active participation and possibility of networking with Sonelgaz, NEAL-New Energy Algeria and APRUE-The Algerian National Agency for the Promotion and Rationalization of the Use of. The 6th electro, automation & energy event in Algiers is happening May 5 to 8. Interested in knowing more about renewable energy opportunities in North Africa and the Arab world?

Our Kids Deserve Better Than ‘World School Milk Day’


The annual event sees schools across 20 countries participating in a backwards campaign that celebrates milk. Seminars, essay and art competitions, and promotional events are encouraged along with the distribution of milk and milk products. What happens when our education system decides to team up with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations?

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Happy Schools

The Green Changemakers

With the aim of creating a Happy Schools Framework, UNESCO Bangkok held the Happy Schools Seminar from 4-5 June 2015 in order to enrich this initial criteria. Six different schools from five countries of the region (chosen based on their fulfilment of the initial criteria) participated and shared their perspectives on how such a framework could be applied in different contexts in their respective countries, irrespective of socio-economic, religious, ethnic or cultural differences.

Ideal Home Show 2011 steeped in sustainability

Green (Living) Review

Many of the seminars in the How To Theater in the Ideal Home Improvements section in this year's show have been geared to food growing and even homesteading in town and country. Other green seminars in this same theater were “Green your home” by Bill Snyed of Homesun, also on the same Monday, and gardening and other environmental “how to” seminars are being held during the entire length of the show in this theater.

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Green (Living) Review

Siemens, Masdar Capital and Schneider Electric Energy Access sustainable investment fund are among those participating in presentation theatres open to all visitors attending the event free-of-charge. “We The seminars will present their latest views and thinking on key future energy topics on subjects ranging from Smart Grid to the new emerging renewable technologies.

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Green has never sounded so good as Auluxe bring eco-friendly speakers to the UK

Green (Living) Review

From the design stage to the manufacturing and distribution, Auluxe looks to reduce waste and identify possible eco-hazards, pursuing a strict green policy throughout, from environmental awareness seminars for staff to hallogen free office air conditioners. But the green policy doesn’t stop at home, as Auluxe encourages all of its participating partners and related companies to pursue green targets, from reducing carbon-dioxide to making efficiency reviews across the board.

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Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Marine biologist Jansi Sartin , who runs Reef Check Indonesia , was preparing to give an educational seminar to gathering dive instructors about monitoring coral health. Project AWARE posters on the walls encourage divers to participate in a World Oceans Day underwater garbage clean-up, which was being held the very next day. | Gili Eco Trust |. “Y ou really should talk with Delphine Robbe.”

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CRC registration guidance is soon to be issued. Are you ready? Learn more at The Carbon Show!

Green (Living) Review

For example, in preparation for CRC, you will, at minimum, need to: Consider whether your organisation may be required to participate in the CRC or whether your organisation may just be required to make an information disclosure. The Environment Agency will soon issue registration guidance for the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). Affected organisations could easily underestimate the time needed to gather the necessary information to comply with the scheme’s obligations.

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This is outrageous! How to take natural health to a whole new level

Eco-Vegan Girl

Pam now offers an incredible 30 day tele-seminar, during which she teaches and coaches on the raw food diet. You'll spend 30 days with Pam including a weekly tele-seminar, a one-on-one coaching session, plus you'll get her Raw Food Starter Kit, 30 of her favorite raw food recipes, menu suggestions, Raw How-To videos, and each participant will be paired with another participant as an intention partner for daily support and inspiration.

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Dealing with Eco-differences

Eco Friendly Daily

If your spouse or mate is on the other side, you might not be able to persuade them to participate. See if they will attend a seminar or litter cleanup at a local park. To balance the relationship, try to accommodate your spouse or mate too by participating in their activities. When you have a difference of opinion with an acquaintance or friend, it’s sometimes easy to brush it off, especially when you don’t live with them.

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Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Community Conservation in Canada and Africa

Conservancy Talk

I am grateful to all the participants who welcomed me and shared their ideas and experiences, and also to The Nature Conservancy in Africa and Maliasili Initiatives for their efforts to organize and host this gathering of brilliant leaders. TNC Global Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities (IPLC) Program’s Allison Martin also travelled to Tanzania to attend the second group action-learning seminar of the African Leadership Network (ALN).

Adital Ela on Making Light From Wind (INTERVIEW)

Green Prophet

With this motivation and from these glasses I look at the world and explore until I find a starting point for a design process that I feel can lead me to supporting the vision of design that comes from a deep sense of participation. Read more about Adital Ela: Sustainable Design Seminar Starting at the Israeli Design Center Next Week. What Adital Ela has to say about making light from wind, and other sustainable design ventures.

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Making Urban Agriculture work in city

Green (Living) Review

link] In LA there are plans for law to be passed requiring all local residents to participate in rainwater harvesting. For example, in Pennsylvania there is a focus on yard waste composting with backyard composting seminars being held to encourage the additional uptake. Urban planning is about managing and developing urban areas in order to protect and best serve present and future generations.

Climate Week to Showcase Eco Solutions for the Home

Green (Living) Review

Climate Change officials and representatives will also be attending the event to deliver seminars, talks and discussions on the subject of domestic energy consumption, as well as offer advice on home improvements. To participate in the Climate Week activities at this Year's Ideal Home Show running between the 21st - 27th March 2011, book tickets now the Ticket Hotline on 0844 415 4144, or for further information about the show visit the website

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Go Green Expo NYC: April 17-19

Green (Living) Review

The event will showcase a variety of special interest consumer and business areas including: Home Building and Energy Conservation; Health, Beauty and Fashion; Travel and Transportation; Business and Electronics and a Kids Zone, giving New Yorkers a chance to see, learn and interact with the latest in energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly products and services, as well as participate in interactive seminars with leaders in the green industry, local politicians and community organizations.

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International Conference on Peak Oil and Climate Change: Paths to Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Participants focus on understanding sustainability and the associated value systems and cultural visions. A spectrum of breakout seminar presentations, led by professionals and experts, help individuals, businesses, governments and communities move toward a vision of local cultures of sustainability. [link] The International Conference on Peak Oil and Climate Change: Paths to Sustainability is an online, virtual conference based on the May 30 - June 1, 2008 Local Future event.

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Family Roots

Green (Living) Review

The charity’s vision is to stimulate a greening renaissance in cities around the world that will impact on global warming and beautify the urban landscape, as well as encouraging greater social cohesion through the active participation of local people. is the largest genealogical society with a remarkable library and education programme of talks, workshops, seminars and tutorials on all aspects of ancestry.

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Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth

The Green Changemakers

I wanted to help rural populations, especially women, with the basic needs they described to me during seminars and workshops. Read more: The Story of the Green Belt Movement In this context, I began to appreciate that there was something that inspired and sustained the GBM and those participating in its activities over the years. by Waangari Maathai: What role does spirituality play in our work to heal the earth?

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

So whether you are teaching a kindergarten class or a college-level seminar, whether you are teaching science or language arts, you will find a wealth of tips, tools, and resources below to make your job easier. Go here for a listing of several sites that provide children of all ages a chance to learn about or participate in going green. High school and college-level instructors and students are invited to participate in this nationwide discussion about global warming.

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The Green Changemakers

--by Center for Ecoliteracy , syndicated from , Jan 13, 2014 Frances Moore Lappe and Fritjof Capra in Conversation Center for Ecoliteracy ”If the nature of life is that we''re all connected and that change is continuous, then we are all co-creators.” ~ Frances Moore Lappe Link to EcoMind workshop: [link] “EcoMind Workshop/Seminar is designed to engage participants in Frances Moore Lappé''s core idea of “changing the way we think to create the world we want.”

Protecting the Cultural and Natural Heritage

The Green Changemakers

Menino, Mayor, City of Boston Opening Address: Mounir Bouchenaki, Deputy Director General, UNESCO Cultural Heritage Division Visions & Challenges: Francesco Bandarin, Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Center Introduction of the seminar themes by Francois Vigier, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning; Director, Center for Urban Development Studies, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

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Tools for Urban Governance

The Green Changemakers

Toolkit to promote Transparency in Local Governance: A collaborative venture of Transparency International and UN-HABITAT, this Toolkit focuses on transparency and its importance for increasing accountability, for promoting more effective citizen participation and for combating corruption in cities. At the same time, they amplify an understanding of why gender matters, why participation is key to local decision-making and how democracy can be achieved in a very practical way.

Developing Collective Wisdom in Communities, Cities, & Regions

The Green Changemakers

Transformative Co-leadership: Stewardship for Today and Tomorrow In our interdependent society, co-creating a healthy community requires committed participation from across the “megacommunity” of the major organizational sectors: civic, social, and corporate. And National Geographic magazines, public television and radio) and seminars (, dialogue) The opportunity and challenge of today is learning together in community so that we can think together in community.

Seeing the Good in the World

The Green Changemakers

As an anthropologist and environmental studies teacher, I believe that providing students opportunities to experience intentional communities is an excellent way to explore the nuts and bolts of sustainability and participate in positive social transformation. I gave brief lectures on them in my introductory anthropology courses and even taught a one-credit freshman seminar on ecovillages.

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Human Diversity Makes Sustainable Organizations

The Green Changemakers

The company conducts case studies and seminars and provides consultation services to businesses on the theme of "Diversity to Enhance Communities and Organizations." School gymnasiums were first converted into evacuation centers, but unlike Japanese who participated in disaster drills from their childhood, foreigners even didn't know the existence of evacuation centers.

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Community Cybernetics; Tools for Good Governance

The Green Changemakers

Collective navigation To recover the future, citizen participation techniques are being employed more and more as adaptable and dynamic navigational tools to chart the course of community and city development toward clearly defined goals. The key to future-oriented participation is an accessible pool of knowledge and a desire to learn. This may be done through surveys, visioning and goals setting exercises, problem identification seminars or other techniques for civic engagement.


The Green Changemakers

Not for a talking head seminar, but informal, week-long gatherings. At the age of 12, in response to the pervasive violence Colombia, war-torn for the past 50 years, Mayerly Sánchez Clavijo founded the Children’s Movement for Peace in Colombia, responsible for a national youth newspaper about peace, peace and human rights education of over 25,000 children, the participation of young people in the formation of public policy, and the government’s establishment of “peace zones.”

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This Year's US/Israel Venture Summit: Where Capital Lifts.

Green Prophet

The 40 companies chosen to participate will represent the best startups and emergent businesses in the fields of technology, life sciences, and cleantech.

Sustaining the web of life

The Green Changemakers

No one is a participant only or designer only. Everyone is a participant-designer. Savory’s Center for Holistic Management in Albuquerque, New Mexico, conducts seminars, publishes materials and has a web site, Participation, democracy in decision-making, informed consent - Who makes what decisions? Participation, democracy in decision-making, informed consent - Who makes what decisions?

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Educating for change

The Green Changemakers

Dance of the Deer Foundation is a center for shamanic studies that leads participants on retreats and seminars around the world for lessons in healing prayers of the Huichol Indians. Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont Photo: Goddard College When Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency on the platform of change, it signaled how potent the notion of transformation could be: People in the U.S.

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