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Upcoming Lectures in Energy, Sustainability, and Security

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: July 9th, 2013

Join the Dartmouth community to engage with a spectrum of voices offering potential solutions to our common climate challenge! Starting July 11, Dartmouth will host the Leading Voices Series in Energy, Sustainability and Security. This series of six free lectures is open to the public and will provide good discussion focused on solutions and engaging young minds and community. Anyone interested [...]

Renewable Energy Leaders to Engage with Upper Valley Community

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: April 22nd, 2013

Leaders in Europe’s new energy economy will discuss their successes and how they can be applied to the Upper Valley region at a public forum this Wednesday, April 24. Dr. Andreas Wieg and Dirk Vansintjan, two leaders in Europe’s community-based transition to renewable energy, will visit the Upper Valley as part of their Vermont, New Hampshire, and Ontario week-long tour starting [...]


Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: April 18th, 2013

By Pamela Paquin

Monday’s events in Boston have had our staff here at DMI hen-like in their soft “clucking” concerned for our friends and family in Boston and the region. Indeed, it has been hard to focus on what seem like trivial “to-dos” compared to what people were going through who were present and/or connected to individuals running and cheering around Copley this Monday. Two [...]

The Happiness Initiative: The Serious Business of Well-Being

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: February 26th, 2013

By Laura Musikanski and John de Graaf

Growth in GDP was long ago decoupled from personal indicators of well-being, as many Americans report being overworked, stressed, and lonely. (image credit: Stanley Wood) Happiness: is it just a fad of the day or the wave of the future? On July 19th, 2011, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution urging governments across the globe to start measuring happiness and [...]

Vermont’s New Economy Conference

Posted by Kindle Loomis, Published: December 4th, 2012

By Sarah Parkinson

Join the New Economy discussion this Friday in Montpelier. We all want vibrant, resilient economies that support our communities, but it’s becoming clear that our current economic system can’t deliver all that. Prices are unstable, resources are exploited, negative externalities aren’t factored into costs, and profits are shared very unevenly. There are alternatives. Our economies can be better, healthier, and stronger. They [...]

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The mission of the Donella Meadows Project is to preserve Donella (Dana) H. Meadows’s legacy as an inspiring leader, scholar, writer, and teacher; to manage the intellectual property rights related to Dana’s published work; to provide and maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible archive of her work online, including articles, columns, and letters; to develop new resources and programs that apply her ideas to current issues and make them available to an ever-larger network of students, practitioners, and leaders in social change.  Read More

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