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2012-04-11 23:02:03

The South East European Node of The Millennium Project, The Bled Forum on Europe, held a foresight conference at Bled, Slovenia from March 29th to March 30th 2012. More than 70 academic, business, and civil society representatives from 19 countries shared their ideas and discussed new ideas for future European development. The key conclusion from the conference was the need to integrate positive foresight in the planning and policy-making for Europe to move Europe from status quo to a more...

2012-03-27 23:01:12

The UN hosted the 16th annual Infopoverty Conference in New York March 22-23rd. The Millennium Project, led by Jerome Glenn, was honored to be a speaker at this event, with the subject being: “Who drives the digital revolution? Development through Innovation.” (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Tele-Nations, Self-Employment via the Internet, Collective Intelligence, and TransInstituions were some of the ideas Jerome Glenn, Executive Director of The Millennium Project shared at the meeting...

2012-03-24 04:46:39

A new method to make better use of vast amounts of data related to global geography, population and climate may help determine the relative importance of population increases vs. climate change. While several recent studies suggest that much of the world is likely to experience freshwater shortages as the population increases and temperatures rise, determining the relative impact of each has been difficult. An Oak Ridge National Laboratory paper published in Computers & Geosciences...

World Water Day 2012
2012-03-22 09:48:05

Today marks World Water Day 2012, a day created by the United Nations that is meant to focus on the importance of sustaining freshwater sources. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says the world will have to produce up to 70 percent more food to feed the 9 billion people expected to inhabit Earth by 2050.  It said this will ultimately require better water management. Water consumption by agriculture is expected to jump 19 percent by 2050, but the U.N. World Water...

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