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Janet Yellen and green infrastructure spending overseas

Janet Yellen and green infrastructure spending overseas During her first travels overseas since being sworn into office, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called for spending on sustainable infrastructure to help combat climate change. And she wants the private sector to get in on the action. Janet Louise Yellen, born August 13,…

“Australia’s Greta Thunberg” steps up climate change activism

Reuters Leading thousands of protest marchers through central Sydney and joining a landmark class action lawsuit aren’t the usual activities for most 14-year-olds. But Australian student Izzy Raj-Seppings has abandoned more frivolous extracurricular activities in favour of stepping up pressure on the country’s leadership to battle climate change. Raj-Seppings has…

Agile leaders in the future green society

Green Leaders Modern green society requires agile and democratic leaders. Agile leaders are inclusive leaders who show significant openness to new ideas and innovations. They are passionate about learning and developing other people. In addition, they have strong skills to redefine and communicate new visions by helping their institutions become…

Pope launches green initiative, decrying “predatory attitude” toward planet

Pope Francis launched an initiative on Tuesday to make Catholic institutions ranging from families to universities to businesses environmentally sustainable in seven years, saying a “predatory attitude” toward the planet must end. The Laudato Si Action Platform takes its name from the pope’s landmark 2015 encyclical on the need to…

U.S. envoy wants pope to attend climate conference, sway debate

Pope Francis has the moral authority to sway public opinion over global warming and might attend the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Scotland, U.S. President Joe Biden’s climate envoy John Kerry said on Saturday. COP26 is being held in Glasgow in November and could accelerate measures by the…

Agile Leadership for the new Green World

Agile Leaders are inclusive and democratic leaders who show greater openness to new ideas and innovations. They are passionate about learning and focusing on developing people. They possess solid abilities to redefine and communicate the new vision and helping their institutions or countries become agents of change.Traditional leadership practices are…

Vassos Lyssarides, a respected Cypriot Social Democrat Politician, dies at 100

Social Democrats worldwide mourn the passing of Vassos Lyssarides, founder of the Movement of Social Democrats of Cyprus, EDEK, who worked tirelessly for peace and democracy in his nation. In a post on his official Twitter account, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said the country lost “one of its historical leaders…