Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Local Futures (Economics of Happiness) Newsletter, September 2014

The newsletter was clipped short in the email (lots of great content!), so please see it in full here:

Greetings from LOCAL FUTURES

In This Update

- NYC November 8th: Localization, Climate Justice, and Hope

- People's Tribunal on the Rights of Nature

- Planet Local Photo Contest – Winning Photos Announced

Global to Local Workshop held in August in Ladakh

From our Local Bites Podcast: 

- Episode 5 - Seeds of Resilience, Seeds of Sovereignty 

From our Planet Local Series:

- Banco Palmas: Community Banking in Brazil 

- The Chikukwa Project, Zimbabwe

Vrihi & Basudha, India

From our Economics of Happiness Blog:

- Land Grabbing and the Threat to Local Land Rights

- Keeping Your Cool in a World on Fire

- Shamans, Ice Cream, and Climate Change

Other Events:

- Techno-Utopianism & The Fate of the Earth

Policy Watch:
- The Role of The World Bank and the IMF in the Ukraine Conflict

Articles of Interest:

- Helena Norberg-Hodge's talk at the Economics of Happiness conference, Bangalore, India

- Over-regulating the local: Small farmers now need a license to sell their produce

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