Ecological breakdown isn’t being caused by everyone equally. The richest 1% emit 100 times more than the poorest half of humanity. If we are going to survive the 21st century, we need to distribute income and wealth more fairly.
Economists have always taken nature for granted and kept it out of the accounting books. With humanity facing a resoucre crisis, is it even possible to put a price tag on nature and the services it provides?
Achieving effective systems change requires action at many levels, but we are currently mostly scratching the surface. How can we aim to achieve complete systems change?
A new perspective on the concept of supply and demand can transform the dynamics of society into a living system, which functions within the limits of the Earth’s carrying capacity.
How can stories and narratives support systems change in the transition to a new story of humanity after COVID-19, one where we move forward together in a way that unites our global society?
First published in 2017, this article explores the significance of Trump’s election through the macrohistoric lens of the great thinkers of history. On the eve of a new election, it remains as relevant as ever.
These pressing environmental problems could drive us further apart, but they also have the potential to bring us closer together to save the planet we call home.
The global economy has kept on growing in recent years, but so has inequality and other social problems. How can communities take independent action to create green local economies and improve prosperity for all?
The urgency of climate change is being used by corporations and governments to push a new type of “green disaster capitalism,” which does very little for the climate and sets the framework to privatize the natural world. We need to denounce this course of action and develop alternative ways of doing business.
In part IV of the interview, George Caitlin and Roar Bjonnes examine the challenges and actions to take towards a new post-capitalist economy.