Innovating scientists and economic policy makers committed to maximizing profit margins promise that we can stop global warming with great inventions coupled with a free market to sell them. The electric vehicle (EV) is one such great invention. But is it really that simple?
What can living locally teach us about change-making? A restrospect on a year of local engagement, complete with the top ten lessons Neal Gorenflo took from his local living experiment.
Through her own childhood experience and the making of short film, One Word Sawalmem, director, Natasha Deganello Giraudie shares the core lessons that she has learned about indigenous cultures.
What effect do natural and other disasters have on the underlying culture of a community? Through the lessons of The Response podcast, book, and film we’re learning that they bring out the best in people and strengthen community ties.
Regeneration is about more than just ‘net positive impact’ or ‘doing good’. It is about evolving the capacity to manifest the unique and irreplaceable gift of every person, community and place in service to the life-regenerating context in which we are all embedded.
We need to address the failures of capitalism and its ineffective reforms head-on by creating decentralized and cooperative local economies, emphasizing local production with local resources, to meet local needs, and to build local wealth.
Certainly, global warming will negatively effect certain resources and thus reduce economic growth—but, ironically, few economists will admit that degrowth may be the only solution to solve climate change.
“The Corona Chronicles” by Ralph Thurm is a must-read for all those that want to move to wiser action, beyond empty sustainability promises, fatalism or the illusion of progress.
Atmospheric scientist, Markus Rex, says that we still have a short window to save the summer Arctic sea ice. What systemic changes do we need to put in place to ensure that happens?
Via Campesina, a movement representing millions of people across the globe, has released a powerful manifesto highlighting the destructive role of imperialism.
E F Schumacher’s groundbreaking work may have spurned the sustainability movement. But green capitalism is still taking us closer to planetary breakdown.
Johan Rockstrom’s work is making a splash in the climate narrative. But is changing our habits enough to divert the course we are on? Or are there more powerful culprits to blame?