The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere:
Responding to the human predicament.
Reducing the threat of a shattering collapse of civilization.


Rainbow over the Tapajós River in the Amazon © Todd Southgate / Greenpeace

What can we do?

REx Weyler

This article was originally published in Green Peace on June 10, 2018. At the University of Minnesota Dr. […]

The earth cupped by diverse hands

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

Abstract Current anthropogenic climate change is the result of greenhouse gas accumulation in the atmosphere, which records […]

Hidden Challenges of the Trans-Papuan Economic Corridor

The Pacific island of New Guinea sustains one of the world’s last great tracts of unbroken rainforest. […]


How Blockchain Can Be Used to Address Food Security in India

Javaid Sofi

Every night, 200 million people in India go to sleep with hungry stomachs. Ranked 105th on the […]

San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts | US Air Force 

Portrait of a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe

As the UN sits down for its annual climate conference this week, many experts believe we have […]

What issues are the 'talking heads' missing? via

Climate science requires acceptance, not belief or full understanding

Climate change is like gravity, only accessible to lay-people at the top levels There’s a problematic question in […]

Photo by Allena Lang

We Need an Ecological Civilization Before It’s Too Late

Lent, Jeremy

In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more […]


The Earth Armistice (updated)



David Attenborough Warns Of ‘Collapse Of Civilizations’ At U.N. Climate Meeting

David Attenborough, the naturalist and broadcaster, sounded a dire warning in a speech Monday to the U.N. […]

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Can we save energy, jobs and growth at the same time?

    Jancovici’s conference in ENS School of Paris To download the Presentation :…


Weekly News Update December 5th

Jonathan Staufer

Our first post-Thanksgiving brief and there is so much to report that a few paragraphs might not […]

Photo by Nishanth Jois | Flickr

The Future of Insanity

William Ophuls

Insanity in individuals is something rare—but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule Friedrich […]

Image: Washington's second inauguration at Philadelphia, by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930)

Let’s Look at our Democracy

What a gullible lot we are!!  Throughout history we have been sold on multiple ideas of how […]

River and Stuff by Ricardo Velasquez | Flickr | CC BY-ND 2.0

Valuing the Resilience Dividend

Just months after I became president of The Rockefeller Foundation, New Orleans experienced one of the worst […]


The Second Warning – Feature Documentary Project

The Second Warning is a feature film about the ability of humans to survive on the planet. […]

San Antonio joins Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts | US Air Force 

When Climate Change Starts Wars

Rising temperatures are bringing ethnic tensions to a boil in Central Asia. The Kyrgyz soldier stepped quietly […]

Chamise by Joan Hamilton

What Will It Take to Avert Collapse?

A lot of people are asking the question these days—including serious folks who work full-time on climate […]

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We Broke Down what Climate Change will Do, Region by Region

Yeah, we read each chapter of the report so you don’t have to. Look, at this point, […]

Image from UN AIDS Awareness | Island Nimbus | CC BY-ND 2.0

Population AND Climate Change, A Necessary Conversation

Ganguly, Brittany

In Response to Including Population Control in Climate Policy Risks Human Tragedy  Dear Ian Angus, We are […]

Satellite picture of a tropical storm

John Holdren’s comment on Andrew Wheeler’s allegation on the Fourth National Climate Assessment

On Wednesday November 28th, Andrew Wheeler, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, made a public comment stating: […]

Front Cover of Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic | Stanford University Press

Sandra Kahn and Paul Ehrlich discuss JAWS: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

Listen to Sandra Kahn and Paul Ehrlich discuss Jaws at the Common Wealth Club. You may find […]

What a dried up globe may look like

To Slow Down Climate Change, We Need To Take On Capitalism

As we head for the edge of a climate change cliff, neoliberal market capitalism is chewing up […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Fertility, Equality, and Planetary Stewardship A MAHB Dialogue with Malcolm Potts

Holland, Geoffrey

Malcolm Potts shares his optimism for the future and makes the case that educating women and younger […]

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