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



What’s your priority: money, purpose, or the planet?- Webinar

The MAHB would like to tell you about an event that Vicki Robin, Grant Sabatier, and Asher Miller are organizing that […]


Sea Change Needed in Managing the Ocean and the Planet

The marine environment is changing rapidly due to carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere, which are warming, […]

Soothing Noah Smith’s Fears about a Post-Growth World

Last week Foreign Policy published an article I wrote titled “Why growth can’t be green.”  It stirred a lively […]

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We Have Been Warned – Will We Respond in Time?

Stuart Scott

We are now being warned on nearly a daily basis by an assortment of voices from institutions, […]

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

Jeremy Grantham on population growth, China and climate sceptics

The world’s most powerful environmentalist’ on battling the ‘misinformation machine’ and why China is his ‘secret weapon’ […]

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Love Polar Bears? Then Have Fewer Children

Sibylle Frey

We are now experiencing unsustainability at all levels, ranging from deforestation, habitat destruction, species extinction, atmospheric and […]

Broadening our world | SVG Sihl

Broadening the conversation

Top news this week was the UN IPCC’s dire warning that humanity has a little over a […]

Flooding in North Charleston | Flickr 

Why We Ride Out Life-Threatening Storms and Do Other Crazy Things

I’ve been wrestling with a chronic problem we in the insurance industry haven’t been able to crack […]


Climate report understates threat

The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius, released […]


IPCC Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC approved by governments INCHEON, Republic […]

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Peering into the Plasticene, our future of plastic and plastic waste

Pete Myers

This article was originally published in Environmental Health News on August 13, 2018  The challenge is undeniably […]

Youth activists from the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus hold a sign that reads "How low can you go?" | Paris Climate | Flickr

37 things you need to know about 1.5C global warming

The UN published a summary on the science of 1.5C global warming on Monday. It’s a big deal. This […]

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A Gender Equal Partnership for Planetary Stewardship- A MAHB Dialogue with Author, Humanist Riane Eisler

Holland, Geoffrey

This is an ongoing Q&A blog series focused on the need to embrace our common planetary citizenship. […]


Nature Needs Half Webinar with Vance Martin and Amy Lewis

We would like to invite you to join Nature Needs Half’s webinar with Vance Martin and Amy Lewis . Thursday October […]

Arid soils in Mauritania | Photo by Pablo Tosco/Oxfam | Flickr | CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Collapse of Global Civilization Has Begun

But this doesn’t mean we have to give up hope. Only the fewest today think that global […]

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Why Grass-fed Livestock Does Not Offer a Significant Solution to Climate Change

Tara Garnett

This piece was originally published in The Conversation on October 3, 2017 and is re-published here with […]


Peak US Exceptionalism: Study Finds American Human Capital Yield Has Unexpectedly Collapsed

More evidence that American exceptionalism has peaked. According to the first-ever scientific report ranking countries by their […]

Statue in front of New York UN

The Earth Armistice

Boudreau, Thomas


Trees come down, GDP goes up | Shutterstock

Road Kill

The world is experiencing an unprecedented highway building boom – with untold consequences for the planet’s wildlife, […]

Belly of Plane

Opec predicts massive rise in oil production over next five years

Increasing demand from airlines will more than offset reductions from electric cars. World oil production will soar […]

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The Great Mismatch

Daniel Blumstein, Ehrlich, Paul R.

This article was originally published in BioScience We live in an extraordinary time where many of our […]


The Fox News Effect Webinar with Paul Ehrlich

Thank you to everyone who joined the MAHB is discussing the Fox News Effect with Paul Ehrlich. […]

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

Kindness: An unsung climate change tool

When you think of climate change and community resilience, visions of seawalls, renewable energy projects and other physical things […]

Protestors holding a sign

The Ecological Crisis is a Political Crisis

Kevin MacKay

With each passing day, reports on global climate change become increasingly bleak. Recent research has affirmed that […]

small vegetable garden

The Chemical-Free Food Movement Turning Dusty Land Into Fertile Paradise

It’s called permaculture, and advocates say it could feed the world.   Kristof and Stacia Nordin’s 3.7-acre […]

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