Many of us are already nurturing the potential of a regenerative future and regenerative cultural impulses are connecting people and communities to their places and bioregions.
If we see the whole world as an EcoVillage, we have a new lens through which to perceive our challenges, and new possibilities to consider.
Paul Hawken is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and a renowned lecturer who has keynoted conferences and led workshops on the impact of commerce upon the environment. He addresses the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?”
I firmly believe that we are not destined to be a destructive species. I know we have the potential of healing the Earth and her people by co-creating diverse regenerative cultures everywhere.
Over the last few years my organization, Green Releaf Initaitive, has been prototyping our permaculture gardens on select sites affected by disasters and displacement. At the core of our theory of change is not just “design” but regenerative design that invites us to go beyond sustainability and ways that we can apply it in contexts of aid and development.
This impulse toward activism is the sound of love when it roars–when it demands to be heard. The universal is deeply personal.
Together, Kate Raworth and Roman Krznaric address the one core question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?”
May East is a sustainability educator, spatial planner, and social innovator. Her work spans the fields of cultural geography, urban ecology, and women’s studies. May addresses the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?”
The diverse bioregionally focussed and globally collaborative regenerative cultures of the future will meet their needs in circular economies based on regeneratively grown biomaterials processed by renewable energy at a bioregional scale.
The ‘Three Horizons’ framework is a foresight tool that can help us to structure our thinking about the future in ways that spark innovation.
For me, a regenerative culture is a culture that is consciously building the capacity of everybody in a particular place to respond and change and accepts transformation as something that life just “does”.
On December 15th I had one of the most enjoyable conversations of this year with de delightfully polymathic Jeremy Lent about his path towards becoming one of the most elegant voices of humanity’s search for new and at the same time very ancient meaning.