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The Green New Deal and the Sunrise Movement: A MAHB Dialogue with Sunrise Activist Leader, Marcela Mulholland

Posted March 6th, 2019

Holland, Geoffrey

Marcela Mulholland talks about the grassroots efforts behind the Green New Deal and how policy can impact […]

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Sustainable Competitiveness: The Model, Results, and Potential Applications

Posted March 5th, 2019

Andy Gebhardt

GDP is an insufficient measurement of success and competitiveness. The competitiveness of a country is – traditionally […]

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Other People’s Kids

Posted February 26th, 2019

Max Kummerow

An externality is a positive or negative consequence of an activity experienced by unrelated parties. In many […]

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Beyond Computational Thinking – a ‘Cloud of Unknowing’ for the 21st century

Posted February 20th, 2019

Bart Hawkins Kreps

This article was originally published in Resilience.org on January 29, 2019. If people are to make wise […]

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The Cliff Edge: Generating Political Will for the Required Level of Change

Posted February 19th, 2019

Randy Hayes

Without rapid change many will not survive societal breakdowns. The natives and the newcomers living the natural […]

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Hey progressives, can we stop using the tools of social justice to tear one another down?

Posted February 13th, 2019

This blog was originally published in Nonprofit AF in September 2018 Hi everyone. This might be another […]

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Driving Forward: Exploring the Options for Smart, Sustainable Motorways

Posted February 12th, 2019

In an attempt to make driving safer and more energy-efficient, countries around the world have begun experimenting […]

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Making Democracy Work for People and the Planet – A MAHB Dialogue with Author, Humanist Frances Moore Lappé

Posted February 6th, 2019

Holland, Geoffrey

Frances Moore Lappe is an American researcher, author and social change activist in the area of food […]

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If Not for the Animals, Do it for the Planet

Posted February 5th, 2019

Aydurmus, Didem

Liberation Berlin More and more people go vegan. At least it seems like it. The vegan market […]

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Recognizing the Systemic Interconnections Between the Sustainable Development Goals: Why a Systemic Approach is Imperative to Wildlife Conservation and Species’ Extinction Prevention

Posted January 31st, 2019

Summer Elize Smith

It was the heartbreaking plight and looming extinction of the African elephant that compelled me to move […]

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Climate Change, Population Growth, and Hunger in the 21st Century – A MAHB Dialogue with Gernot Laganda

Posted January 23rd, 2019

Holland, Geoffrey

Gernot Laganda is the Chief of the Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes  for the United Nations […]

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Reshaping Agriculture to Feed the World Sustainably: A MAHB Dialogue with Environmental Economist Federico Castillo

Posted January 22nd, 2019

Holland, Geoffrey

Federico Castillo PhD, is an Environmental/Agricultural Economist whose work focuses on how climate change impacts the agricultural […]

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Climate Solutions Must Prioritize the Human Dimensions of the Crisis

Posted January 15th, 2019

Bob Doppelt

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

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

Posted January 15th, 2019

Kristin Houser

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

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Yuval Harari: Please Recognize Your Own Unacknowledged Fictions

Posted January 10th, 2019

Lent, Jeremy

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

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Finding God in Facts – A Human Survival Guide

Posted January 8th, 2019

Harte, Mary Ellen

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

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Will Paul Ehrlich’s prediction finally come true?

Posted January 3rd, 2019

Bernard Gilland

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

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

Posted December 27th, 2018

Holland, Geoffrey

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

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

Posted December 20th, 2018

Moore, Kathleen Dean

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

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What’s Working: MAHB Newsletter December, 2018

Posted December 18th, 2018

It appears humanity and our fellow travellers on this tiny sphere face an increasingly bleak and darkening […]

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Blue Planet: Green Seas: Buying Time in the Current Climate Change Crisis through Negative Emissions

Posted December 18th, 2018

Boudreau, Thomas

SUMMARY: GREENING THE NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN OCEANS This article argues that the “Iron Hypothesis” consisting of the […]

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What can we do?

Posted December 13th, 2018

REx Weyler

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

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How Blockchain Can Be Used to Address Food Security in India

Posted December 11th, 2018

Javaid Sofi

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

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We Need an Ecological Civilization Before It’s Too Late

Posted December 6th, 2018

Lent, Jeremy

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

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The Future of Insanity

Posted December 4th, 2018

William Ophuls

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