Building a world of
resilient communities.

Standing Like a Sioux

On April 1, in the last phase of istawicayazan wi, the moon of sore eyes, acting with love and fierce determination, the youth of the Standing Rock reservation stood together in prayer at the place called Sacred Stone.

Hot Brain Cool Brain

Those who find themselves more often on the winning side – whether in athletics, business, politics or relationships – are those who have cool brains. They play the long game.

Let Nature be Nature

We had two scientific papers shoved under our door, and both of are serious sources of hope for a world undergoing climate shock. They represent the two sides of the solution ledger, adaptation and mitigation.

Epiconomics 102 : The Sunlight Economy

The adoption of The Paris Agreement by 195 countries on December 12, 2015 marks the end of the era of fossil fuels.

Epiconomics 101: Our Fiscal Genome

There is no reason why the inane policies of economic astrologers could not be quickly reversed by protein protagonists with simple but compelling histological reforms, such as basing the future on a bioeconomy that sequesters carbon and runs on sunlight.

Foiled by Oil

What Big Oil did not tell the pundits was that the unconventionals are a Ponzi scheme, too expensive to compete with renewable energy, made up mostly of a great credit bubble and churning real estate plays.

The Paris Gravity Well, Part II: Trillionization

There is a psychology that sets in once the corner is turned on fossil investments that may make a big difference in the political debate about climate change.

The Paris Gravity Well

The trigger for all this change may have been what happened in Paris but could not stay in Paris.

Antifragile Food Systems

What is an antifragile food system? This becomes especially important as we enter an era of rapid climate change and civil disintegration.

Paris Scherzo

The Paris climate conference is really an economic conference, perched on the brink of a market crash in the fossil fuel sector.