If we hope to avert climate apocalypse in the decades ahead, we must make fundamental changes to industrial society.
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Hardly a day goes by without someone writing or saying that we need to save the Earth. My geologist friends scoff at such language for semantic reasons. The coolish, rocky planet that we call Earth will be fine when humans are long gone, they say.
Is art a commons? Or does collective creativity violate the individualistic nature of artists themselves? That’s a topic I’ve explored both in my art and in conversations with artists around the U.S.
In this far ranging discussion, Paul and Asher discuss the importance of the psychology of winning within the climate movement and the evidence Paul sees -- in the debate of ideas, in the renewable energy market, in the fear of investors -- that the fossil fuel industry is on the cusp of …
This is Part 2 in a series of videos from Transition Trainer Nick Osborne which explain the six areas of group life that need attention for a group to be healthy, effective and successful.
This habit of drafting my ideas on the future of industrial society right out here in public has its disadvantages, to be sure, but there are benefits as well.
I want to speak to those who feel...either confounded or bludgeoned and “powerless” facing the intransigence of modern civilization to recognize overshoot and the limits to growth. I speak also to those who have a seemingly contrary reaction: flickers of intrepidness and hope despite …
The Break Even Ecological Footprint (BEEF) concept provides a quantitative answer to the question of how long a Western IHE/SCD professional would have to live at a local, developing community Ecological Footprint level in order to offset the CO2 they emitted by air travel to the field.
Filmmaker Peter Byck believes that the issue of preserving the environment is truly non-partisan, that when you strip away all the political rhetoric and carefully-crafted media narratives, we all really want the same thing: clean air, clean water and cheap energy.
I’d like to suggest that from now on, any claim about the future needs to be confronted up front by the two hard questions...