Cassandra has moved. Ugo Bardi publishes now on a new site called "The Seneca Effect."

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A list of organizations that give some hope for the future



A list of assorted Cassandras prepared by Mike Haywood




"Hope for the future" organizations and groups.

GROUPS WHO THINK CHANGE WILL BE SLOW AND CONTROLLED
Post carbon Institute http://www.postcarbon.org/
Transition movement http://www.transitionnetwork.org/
Zeitgeist movement…. http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com
Initiatives of change International http://www.iofc.org/
Earth Future http://www.earthfuture.com/
Ethical Markets http://www.ethicalmarkets.com/
Peoples’ Sustainability Treaties http://sustainabilitytreaties.org/
Four Worlds International Institute http://www.fwii.net/

Groups who think the change will be fast and uncontrolled
Chris Martenson’s crash course for building resilience http://www.peakprosperity.com/crashcourse
Videos about building resilience http://www.nextworldtv.com
Survival blog http://www.survivalblog.com/
Homesteading and survivalism store http://homesteadingsurvivalism.myshopify.com/
Apollo-Gaia project http://www.apollo-gaia.org/
Automatic Earth http://theautomaticearth.com/

Groups that believe advanced technology is the answer to all the problems
The Venus Project http://www.thevenusproject.com
Buckminster Fuller institute http://bfi.org/
Smart Planet http://www.smartplanet.com/
New America Foundation http://www.newamerica.net

POPULATION AWARENESS GROUPS (Links provided by Luca Pardi)

Miscellaneous groups
People and Planet http://peopleandplanet.org
United Nations Development Program http://www.undp.org
Collaborative consumption hub http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/
People’s World http://peoplesworld.org
Sum of us http://sumofus.org
350.org http://www.350.org
CHANGE.ORG http://www.change.org
Globalisation Research http://www.globalresearch.ca
Fellowship for International Community http://www.ic.org/
Fantsuam Foundation http://www.fantsuam.org/
Free World Charter http://www.freeworldcharter.org
Clinton Global Initiative http://www.clintonglobalinitiative.org/
Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/
One Earth Org http://www.oneearth.org/
Community• Planet Foundation http://www.communityplanet.org/index.php
David Suzuki Foundation http://www.davidsuzuki.org/
Chopra Foundation http://itakethevow.ning.com/
Intent www.intent.com
Wiser.org www.wiser.org
Todd Landman's Institutue of Democracy and Conflict Resolution http://www.idcr.org.uk/about/director
David Fynch Foundation http://www.davidlynchfoundation.org.uk/

Groups wanting to change the Economic system
New Economics Foundation http://www.neweconomics.org/
Foundation for the economics of sustainability http://www.feasta.org/

Educational
Global Education Conference Network http://www.globaleducationconference.com/

Promoting sustainable business
Tomorrow’s Company http://www.tomorrowscompany.com/
Ellen Macarthur's Foundation http://www.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/
Association of Sustainability Practitioners http://www.asp-online.org/
Global Association of Chief Sustainability Officers http://www.gacso.org/Discovery

Campaigning

Independent journalism
Blazing Kat Productions http://www.blazingkatproductions.com/


Who

Ugo Bardi is a member of the Club of Rome, faculty member of the University of Florence, and the author of "Extracted" (Chelsea Green 2014), "The Seneca Effect" (Springer 2017), and Before the Collapse (Springer 2019)