Ecocities World Summit – July 12-14, 2017 in Melbourne Australia

Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity World Summit 2017 Humanity has entered its urban age, with a rapidly growing majority of the population now living in cities. The ‘urban globe’  faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges. The chief danger is climate change, which threatens epic disruption and hardship. But there are related challenges to human health, biodiversity and the bedrocks of life – food, water, and energy. At... Read More

Lessons from Bhutan: Happiness and Development with Latha Chhetri & Richard Register, Friday, May 30, 2014 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

The country of Bhutan is often referred to as the happiest nation on earth.  The GHI (Gross Happiness Index) was created by the then-King of Bhutan in 1973 as a method of measuring quality of life as distinct from Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which measures progress by income. The concept of the GHI has since traveled to many countries and even cities around the world, including Santa Monica under the name “well-being index.”  As Bhutan... Read More

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