Friday, September 2. 9:30 to 10:30 am EDT Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1241716280508065039 Join George Washington University and the Security and Sustainability Forum for the eighth webinar in SSF’s Leadership in Our Time webinar series with Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Ambassador András Simonyi. Danish Minister of Climate, Energy, and Utilities Dan Jørgensen will join Ambassador András Simonyi…

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Implications for the Future – A new SSF series of discussions with Hazel Henderson and Ed Saltzberg Mon, Aug 23, 2021 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Register here https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4249237924194076687 A new SSF series: The Security and Sustainability Forum is kicking off a new webinar series, Implications for the Future. It is focused on the implication of actions taken…

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After the long, dark night of the pandemic, many are predicting a rosy dawn followed by a bright summer day. The feeling is that we, the people, have borne the battle and can now celebrate the victory. But recoveries are tricky, and this recovery will be trickier than most because we are coming out of…

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By Mary Hoff Archimedes once observed that with a long enough lever he could move the world. In the case of moving the world to a more sustainable place, government purchasing could be just what he would have ordered. “Government is the largest buyer of goods across the globe,” Arizona State University Sustainable Purchasing Research…

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A world commodities rebalancing is underway, and China is in a position of dominance. Take lithium, where China is a major processor and battery manufacturer; cobalt, where China has dominated the supply chains; and rare earth, where China has an almost total monopoly. Taken together, these three commodities are key to the future of alternative…

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This is the month when the national spirit should start to lift: COVID-19 vaccines could be administered by mid-December. While we won’t reach the summit of a mighty mountain this month, nor well into next year, the ascent will have begun. It is unlikely to be a smooth journey. There will be contention, accusation, litigation…

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