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Amazing New Energy Source: Introducing TREES

Scientists at the Climate/Energy Design and Research institute (CEDAR) have just announced the discovery of an astounding new energy source that promises to solve several of humanity’s thorniest dilemmas at once.

Greece Diary

I was in Greece from June 23 through July 5, the experience was both enlightening and disturbing, and is worth relating.

Sustainability Metrics, Growth Limits, and Philanthropy

Humanity is approaching a time when philanthropy will be more needed than ever, to address proliferating environmental and humanitarian crises. Yet our existing philanthropic model depends upon growth, via returns on financial investments.

Pope Francis Rides an Encyclical

The papal encyclical released today is a 190-page urgent call to action on two issues—climate change and economic inequality—that frames both issues in ethical, spiritual, and religious terms.

Renewable Energy Will Not Support Economic Growth

Can we transition to these renewable energy sources and continue using energy the way we do today?

The IMF Tells a Half-Truth

On May 18 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report titled “How Large are Global Energy Subsidies?” The question is a bit misleading...

A Resilient Society

Resilience is a word that’s gaining a lot of currency in recent years, as more and more people realize there are some shocks headed our way. But what would a more resilient society look like?

Our Renewable Future

How we use energy is as important as how we get it.

A Community Resilience Take on The Great Transition

A review of Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition.

The Great Burning

What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?
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