MAHB Dialogues


The Case for Cooperative Business Ownership – A MAHB Dialogue with Professor Anu Puusa, University of Eastern Finland

Posted September 16th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

“I’m a business professor, and I love teaching. But you know what? My students are fed up, […]

The Systems of Life – a MAHB Dialogue with Fritjof Capra, Systems Scientist and Author of The Tao of Physics

Posted August 19th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

“Deep ecology does not see the world as a collection of isolated objects but rather as a […]

Diversifying Power – A MAHB Dialogue with Jennie C. Stephens, Director, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Posted July 15th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

“Diversity matters in climate and energy policy because for too long, concerns of vulnerable communities have been […]

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Green is the New Color of Energy – A MAHB Dialogue with Kathrin Goldammer, Managing Director and Co-Founder Women in Green Hydrogen

Posted April 15th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

‘Politics have to make this as easy and as desirable for us as possible to facilitate the […]

Educating Planetary Citizens – A MAHB Dialogue with Suzanne York, Director, Transition Earth

Posted March 23rd, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

Geoff Holland – What are the biggest challenges facing the world today? Suzanne York – As most of […]

Living Like a Planetary Citizen – A MAHB Dialogue with NBA Basketball Veteran and Earth Advocate, Enes Kanter

Posted March 11th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – You were born in Switzerland, you grew up in Turkey and you’ve become well […]

Shaping a Safe and Sustainable Planetary Water Policy – A MAHB Dialogue with Sandra Postel, Director, Global Water Policy Project

Posted February 18th, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

‘Our policies need to embrace the fundamental truth that water is the basis of life.’ – Sandra […]

The Emerging Green Hydrogen Economy – A MAHB Dialogue with Geoffrey Holland, Author of “The Hydrogen Age”

Posted January 21st, 2021

Geoffrey Holland

‘The transition to a clean, renewable hydrogen economy is already underway” – Geoffrey Holland. What does nature […]

A Legal Framework for Protecting the Biosphere and Living Sustainably – A MAHB Dialogue with Paulo Magalhães, Founder of Common Home for Humanity

Posted December 10th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – Your focus is on the creation of a common legal framework that would define […]

Waste as Opportunity – A MAHB Dialogue with Materials Scientist Veena Sahajwalla

Posted November 12th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoff Holland: What is a circular economy, and why is it important? Veena Sahajwalla:  This is really […]

Safe Operating Limits for Humanity – A MAHB Dialogue with Earth System Scientist Will Steffen

Posted October 15th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

“We are all embedded in exploitative economic systems that are very damaging to our Earth system. We […]

The Politics of the Solar Age – A MAHB Dialogue with Author and Global Futurist Hazel Henderson

Posted September 17th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – Humanity is immersed in a swirling storm of existential challenges for which we alone […]

Gender Equality as a Sustainability Strategy – a MAHB Dialogue with Physician and Medical Demographer Ndola Prata

Posted August 20th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

‘Well-conceived and designed family planning programs are actually relatively inexpensive compared with other preventive health care programs.’ […]

Steady State Economics In A World Of Resource Limits – A MAHB Dialogue With Environmental Economist Rob Dietz

Posted July 16th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland, Rob Dietz

 “We have oriented ourselves too far toward competition and put too little emphasis on cooperation, both with […]

Shaping a Sustainable Planetary Society – A MAHB Dialogue with John Hewson, Chairman of The Commission on the Human Future

Posted June 18th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – What is the state of our world at the moment? John Hewson – I […]

Feeding Humanity on a Deeply Troubled Planet – A MAHB Dialogue with Health Scientist, Innovator Dickson Despommier

Posted May 13th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

“There are no seasons indoors. The efficiency of each floor of a vertical farm, one acre in […]

Nurturing our Humanity – A MAHB Dialogue with Peace Anthropologist Douglas P. Fry

Posted April 9th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoff Holland –  What is the ‘Domination’ paradigm and how has it shaped human history? Douglas P. […]

Shaping a Media for People and Planet – A MAHB Dialogue with Isaiah Poole and Laura Flanders

Posted March 19th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoff Holland – Some people have characterized the global media, particularly social media, as the nervous system […]

Existential threats, Earth Voice and the Great Transition – A MAHB Dialogue With Author, Humanist Duane Elgin

Posted January 21st, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

Geoffrey Holland – You have said that by 2020, we will be immersed in a perfect storm […]

Consciousness, Cosmos, And The Fate Of Life On Earth – A MAHB Dialogue With Science Philosopher And Systems Theorist Ervin Laszlo

Posted January 9th, 2020

Geoffrey Holland

“The cusp of the process of evolution is bifurcation, which is danger as well as opportunity. Evolution […]

Are we already beyond climate tipping points? – A MAHB Dialogue with Paleo-Climatologist Andrew Glikson

Posted December 10th, 2019

Geoffrey Holland

There is hardly any future for many species and for human civilization under mean global temperatures of […]

Stories That Inspire Positive Change – A MAHB Dialogue With Author, Olfa Meliani-Faure

Posted November 19th, 2019

Geoffrey Holland

GH – You have written a fiction trilogy titled, The Beautiful Ones, that features human overpopulation as […]

A bee and beetle both eating from a flower

Protecting Natural Systems in an Era of Emerging Planetary Consciousness – A Stanford MAHB Dialogue with Randy Hayes

Posted November 7th, 2019

Geoffrey Holland

I pledge allegiance to the Earth To its mountains, rivers, soil, and sky One planet irreplaceable To […]

The Next System – A MAHB Dialogue with Political Economist Gar Alperovitz

Posted October 10th, 2019

Geoffrey Holland

‘The reconstruction of the nation’s underlying political-economy—away from corporate domination, towards democracy and community rebuilt from the […]