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Reflections on an Extraordinary Time: Perspectives from a 21st-Century College Student

Marble, Jake

I’m sitting cross-legged, yogi-like, meditating next to a small pond in an endless forest under an endless […]

Reducing Inequalities and Ensuring Access to Basic Needs

Hazra, Srijani

This article was originally published by Alternative Perspectives. The original article can be found here. India is welcoming a trend […]

Racial Inequality and Boundaries of Analysis

Robinson, Keegan

We’re all familiar with the popular understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement, or at least the […]

An Ecolate View of the Human Predicament.

In a follow-up to his often cited article, Tragedy of the Commons, Hardin re-visits the central idea […]

The Blame Game, Testosterone and 2℃

Smith, W. Douglas

This article was originally published August, 2017 by Planet Experts. It can be found here. It is […]

The Amazing Life of Bees –Our Indispensable Partner on Earth

Author Gioietta Kuo presents research on the indispensable relationship between bees and humans, how bees perform their incredible […]

Climate Science Special Report

Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), Volume I This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of […]

Modeling the Dynamics of the Integrated Earth System and the Value of Global Ecosystem Services Using the Gumbo Model

The authors developed a global unified metamodel of the biosphere (GUMBO) to simulate the integrated earth system […]

Climate Change: The Defining Health Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century

On November 1, 2017 the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health hosted a panel to […]

Sustainability Economics: where do we stand

In this overview of environmental economics, resource economics and sustainable economics, Ayres also describes the economic growth […]

Time of Great Dying: Population Bomb Bursts, the End of Old-Growth Forests, and the Great Awakening

Barry, Glen

Gaia, the living biosphere, is infested with humans. Not just any humans, but the type that grow […]

Return of the population growth factor –its impact on millennium development goals

A Report of the Hearings by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Population, Development and Reproductive Health. […]

Global work on a basic ethical philosophy for our species

The time has come when it is increasingly necessary for our species to work together on figuring […]

A Plan for the Nations

Byron, Arnold J.

Please consider this caveat. In this essay, whenever I use plural pronouns such as we, they, us, […]

An Introduction to Ecological Economics

The authors present an introduction to ecological economics, including the economic and ecological histories it builds upon, […]

Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An emerging paradigm

Editors Brown and Timmerman bring together a comprehensive look at the origins of ecological economic, how the […]

Humanianity: From authoritarian ethics to rational ethics based upon the HUEP

Van Fleet, Bill

We hear more and more frequently that our species is affecting our planet (nonliving and living things, […]

Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet

Throughout this book, Jackson tackles the questions of: What is prosperity? Can greater prosperity be achieved without […]

Human population and the global environment.

In this paper, Holdren and Ehrlich tackle the misconceptions they feel are both dangerous and common among […]

Grotesque Global Inequity Threatens Ecological Collapse and Horrific Death for All

Barry, Glen

Hundreds of millions of global elites feast upon the finest delicacies a diminished Earth has to offer, […]

MIT Climate CoLab contest Shifting Attitudes and Behaviors

Gaines, Andrew

MAHB member Andrew Gaines submitted an entry to the current MIT Climate CoLab contest Shifting Attitudes and Behaviors. The submission is called Catalyzing systemic […]

Population Media Center: Two Crises, One Solution

Bish, Joe

How Raising the Status of Women Can Help the Environment The following essay was adapted from PMC’s annual […]

Confronting Our Global Growth Obsession

York, Suzanne

This article was originally published via Transition Earth, it can be found here. A longer version of […]

The Greatest Challenges of Our Time

László Szombatfalvy sets out to identify and analyze the greatest challenges facing mankind: “The deeper my insights […]

Trade-Off: Financial System Supply-Chain Cross-Contagion

A study in global systemic collapse. Using a scenario involving the collapse of the Eurozone, David Korowicz […]

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