The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere: Responding to the human predicament An initiative of Stanford University, bringing the best science to civil society
MAHB Conversation: Nuclear Threats
Join the MAHB on Friday, October 2nd at 3:30pm for a conversation with Noel Christina Macpherson Wauchope […]
In 2012, “Nature” published a study led by more than 20 researchers from the top scientific institutions […]
Green teen memes: how TikTok could save the planet
The video-sharing app has 800 million users, many of them conscious young eco-influencers campaigning on issues from […]
How the world is combating the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Since the beginning of 2020, every aspect of our world has changed in an unrecognizable way. […]
Jane Goodall Interview: What It Means to Be Human
Jane Goodall’s early research studying chimpanzees helped shape the self-understanding of our species and recalled modern Western […]
Circular economy: 10 awesome ideas to reuse packaging
In this whiteboard animation, I present 10 inspiring ideas to reuse packaging and avoid single-use packaging based […]
Fundamental Questions: What is ‘Hothouse Earth’, and how close are we to that tipping point?
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Earth overshoot day and population
Too many people consuming too many resources and generating too much waste: that’s why humanity keeps pushing […]
Fundamental Questions: Can new technologies like renewable energy save us, or do we need fundamental change?
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Are Emotions the Magic Key to Solving Our Global Problems?Katelyn Dowling
Seven years ago I began the heuristic inquiry portion of my doctoral dissertation on emotions and global […]
A Major Oil Pipeline Project Strikes Deep at the Heart of Africa
Despite the global plunge in oil prices, a major pipeline that would carry oil 900 miles across […]
Social Norms for Sustainable Development
Empower us, invest in a sustainable future. Inspiring stories can be powerful, versatile gifts. They might give […]
Fundamental Questions: How would you define the ‘Earth System’, and in what ways is it changing?
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Deforestation and world population sustainability: a quantitative analysis
In this paper we afford a quantitative analysis of the sustainability of current world population growth in […]
Climate Change Will Likely Influence Fertility Rates
Many of climate change’s demographic impacts—including those on migration, health, and mortality—are well known. But will climate […]
Safe Climate: A Report of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment
This is a report of good practices demonstrating that effective actions are available to simultaneously address climate […]
The Politics of the Solar Age – A MAHB Dialogue with Author and Global Futurist Hazel HendersonGeoffrey Holland
Geoffrey Holland – Humanity is immersed in a swirling storm of existential challenges for which we alone […]
Who Can Win America’s Politics of Humiliation?
Trump or Biden? About four years ago, without asking anybody, I changed my job description. It used […]
Nuclear waste: keep out for 100,000 years
Nuclear agencies are searching for the signs, language and solutions that will warn our descendants to stay […]
The future has arrived. These explosive fires are our climate change wakeup call
Scientists have been warning of the growing threat of climate change, and now those projections are a […]