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


Paul R. Ehrlich | Wikimedia | CC BY-2.5

Climate Solutions Must Prioritize the Human Dimensions of the Crisis

Bob Doppelt

A year after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in 2017, many residents continue to struggle with mental […]


Want to Change Society’s Views? Here’s How Many People You’ll Need on Your Side

Kristin Houser

This blog was originally published in Futurism on June 8, 2018 We’ve honed in on the “tipping […]

Engendering the Response to Climate Change by Jervis Sundays, Kenya Red Cross Society | Bread for the World | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The perils of short-termism: Civilization’s greatest threat

Our inability to look beyond the latest news cycle could be one of the most dangerous traits […]

Rees photo by Nesta |
In association with Wonderfest


Are we doing enough to protect our planet? According to world-renowned scientist and Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, […]

Harari is fêted at the World Economic Forum and many other watering holes of the global elite

Yuval Harari: Please Recognize Your Own Unacknowledged Fictions

Lent, Jeremy

This blog was originally published on December 13, 2018 in Patterns of Meaning  Yuval Harari’s writings explode […]

International Transformational Resilience Coalition

ITRC calls for major West-Coast initiative to prepare people for the adverse psychological and psycho-social-spiritual impacts of climate change.

Bob Doppelt

Coalition Releases Report Calling for Transformational Resilience Education and Skills Training to Become Universal by 2025 to Prepare People […]

Dawn | Pixaby 

Finding God in Facts – A Human Survival Guide

Harte, Mary Ellen

“The fires are a wake-up call. They will get worse. We humans think we are in charge. […]

Hans Rosling giving a lecture

Perspectives in population, global development and the human predicament: Hans Rosling and Population Matters

Hans Rosling has given the world inspiring, creative and important insights into the world’s data and truths. […]

The earth cupped by diverse hands

What does a green and peaceful future look like?

Technology has changed our lives at a pace never experienced before. The global economic crisis, Trump, the […]

Favoured Trees | Flickr

Unifying Research on Social–Ecological Resilience and Collapse

Ecosystems influence human societies, leading people to manage ecosystems for human benefit. Poor environmental management can lead […]


Will Paul Ehrlich’s prediction finally come true?

Bernard Gilland

This article was originally published in Down to Earth by Bernard Gilland. The Green Revolution may have prevented […]


Energy, Ecology and Economics

Dr. Howard T. Odum wrote about sustainable societies, ” a society that balances the environment, other life […]

Silver Gun

The Silver Gun Hypothesis: Book Launch at COP24

The IPCC (2018) special report on 1.5°C of global warming estimates that to stay below 1.5°C, manmade […]


G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds

Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond agreed Paris goal. […]

Freda Bredesen

Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds

The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the […]

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The Big Picture

Humanity has a lot of problems these days. Climate change, increasing economic inequality, crashing biodiversity, political polarization, […]

Ice Skating by Miska Saarikko | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Climate change: Five cheap ways to remove CO2 from the atmosphere

As well as rapidly reducing the carbon dioxide that we humans are pumping into the atmosphere in […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Saving Our Oceans is My Planetary Duty: A MAHB Dialogue with 12-year-old Emerging Scientist Anna Du

Holland, Geoffrey

Anna Du has been named one of the top ten students in the US, by 3M’s America’s […]

Mike Ward

Germany Has Proven the Modern Automobile Must Die

This story originally appeared on The New Republic and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Germany was supposed to be a […]


Anand Giridharadas Delivers a Harsh Message to Rich Techie Philanthropists

During a panel on the need for a more democratic approach to philanthropy, Giridharadas said our age of “extraordinary elite […]

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Human Overpopulation Atlas

  João L.R. Abegão completed his Masters in Ecology and Environment where he specialized in Human Overpopulation […]

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Mammal diversity influences the carbon cycle through trophic interactions in the Amazon

Abstract: Biodiversity affects many ecosystem functions and services, including carbon cycling and retention. While it is known […]

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The Carbon Cycle

All living things are composed of carbon and the functioning of the carbon cycle is essential to […]

Time to Wake ebook

Time to Wake: Climate Change is Here

  In the annals of climate change, November 2018 was a real kicker. In this month, the […]


A Climate Defender’s Calendar /The Twelve-Year Plan

Moore, Kathleen Dean

Okay, folks, the people at the IPCC tell us that the world has twelve years to cut […]

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