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



The Earth’s Atmosphere as a Global Trust

Establishing proportionate state responsibility to maintain, restore and sustain the global atmosphere Thomas Boudreau argues it is […]

uterine armor by +mara | flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Slowing Population Growth Humanely: LARCs Reduce Abortions, Poverty –and Up Savings

Harte, Mary Ellen

Though both population growth and consumption have been identified as the two main factors fueling most of […]

Image: D'où Venons Nous / Que Sommes Nous / Où Allons Nous. P. Gaugin 1897

Where Are We Going? The 40 Shades of Gray

Hagens, Nate

The Human Predicament In the 19th century painting shown above, Paul Gaugin takes a species level view, […]

A systems approach requires us to connect the dots  | Image by Stephan Kiessling | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Jaws and the Mob on Ecotopia

Paul R. Ehrlich, along with Jaws collaborator and co-author Sandra Kahn, join hosts Susan and Stephen Tchudi on […]

The Chicago Theological Seminary Building at the University of Chicago by Justin KernFlickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

A Plan for the Nations –Step Three

Byron, Arnold J.

Thank you MAHB. Two previous articles of mine have been published to this blogsite: A Plan for […]

Painting of Girl Blowing Questions photo by Matthew Paul Argall | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

What Should I Do? The response ‘reduce human population’ demands more reflection.

Prieto, Pedro

“What should I do?” It is a question anyone who works in the realm of existential threats […]

David Suzuki - Blue Dot Tour - Vancouver, BC, Canada by kris krüg | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

David Suzuki Is Right: Neoliberal Economics Are ‘Pretend Science’

Rees, William E.

How a National Post column attacking environmental activist misses the mark. This opinion piece was first published […]

Venus - May 18 2016 by Kevin Gill | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Extinction vs. Collapse: Does it matter?

McDonald, Samuel Miller

Climate twitter – the most fun twitter – has recently been relitigating the debate between human extinction […]

Mind the Gap by Leo Marco | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Believing in climate change, but not behaving sustainably: Evidence from a one-year longitudinal study

Are people who are highly concerned about climate change more likely to take individual-level pro-environmental behaviors than […]

The moment when the surface of a soap bubble, broken by a nail, has begun to collapse and fall apart, but hasn't finished yet. Collapse by Sober Rabbit | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the […]

Los Angeles Smog by Ben Amstutz | Flickr | CC BY-NC 2.0

Escaping carbon lock-in

How can industrialized nations break away from fossil fuel-based energy systems when their technological, organizational, social, and […]

Off the grid, but on the up. Tinginaput, India by Abbie Trayler-Smith, Panos Pictures, DFID | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Cascading biases against poorer countries

Sivan Kartha, et al. respond to the Robiou du Pont, et al. (2016) article Equitable mitigation to […]

Paul R. Ehrlich | Wikimedia | CC BY-2.5

The Population Bomb, 50 Years Later: A Conversation with Paul Ehrlich

“In 1968, the best-seller The Population Bomb, written by Paul and Anne Ehrlich (but credited solely to […]

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

Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

Pause for a moment to look around and note how industrialization has changed your everyday life. The […]


Solving humanity’s greatest risks

May 23, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm AEST Online, hosted by the Royal Society for the encouragement of […]

Bald Mountains | Western Area Peninsula, Sierra Leone by  Eduardo Fonseca Arraes | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Connection Between Environment, Conflict and Security

Smith, W. Douglas

This article was originally published by Planet Experts. The original post is available here. There are two […]

Anita Wong with her current work on exhibit at the Canessa Gallery

Movable Ink | Solo exhibition by Anita Yan Wong

Movable Ink Solo exhibition by Anita Yan Wong May 4, 2018 through May 31, 2018 Canessa Gallery […]

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Love Lives Here

You are invited to participate in Love Lives Here: 40 Days of Reconnection. The purpose of Love Lives Here: […]

Arctic lupine (Lupinus arcticus) by Sandy Brown Jensen | Flickr | CC BY-SA 2.0

The Earth Quartet — Four Novels by Michael Charles Tobias

Pastore, Michael

Not unlike the famed four novel series by Lawrence Durrell — Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958) and Clea (1960), […]

Tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) on Saint Paul Island, Alaska. by Martha de Jong-Lantink | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

State of the World’s Birds: Taking the pulse of the planet

“Biodiversity is in decline across the world, with unsustainable development degrading natural habitats and driving species to […]

Corn growing along the Kenyan coast of Lake Victoria by Erika Gavenus

Pessimism on the Food Front

Ehrlich, Paul R., Harte, John

Introduction Virtually all trends, biophysical and socioeconomic, suggest that levels of hunger, already high, will only increase […]

Minibus Port Harcourt 2001 a by Danny McL | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The African Anthropocene

The Anthropocene feels different depending on where you are – too often, the ‘we’ of the world […]


The Herbivore Festival

May 6, 2018 | 11:00 am to 5:55 pm PDT Crafton Hills College 11711 Sand Canyon Rd […]

Two Cows by Martin Gommel | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Analysis and valuation of the health and climate change cobenefits of dietary change

What would be the health and environmental effects of adopting a more plant-based diet? Do those effects […]

Money Plant by Tax Credits | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

How to retool our concept of value

Robert Costanza reviews Mariana Mazzucato’s recently published book, The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy: Mazzucato […]

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