One-Billion World

Preface: Humanity and the Biosphere  The biosphere of the Earth is unique in the universe as far […]

Exponential- Desert Dairy Art Residency

‘Exponential’ Site-specific installation at Desert Dairy in Twentynine Palms, California. Created between January 18 – January 25, […]

Reducing human population would affect both supply and requirement of working hours. Punch Clock by Tom Blackwell | Flickr | CC BY-NC 2.0

An open letter by Dr. Helen Caldicott and Dr Andrew Glikson

With a fleet of some 13890 nuclear weapons, 1869 of which on high alert, pointed toward cities and regions around the […]

Our Population Challenge goes well beyond climate change

Do we plan for a secure and better life, or carry on blindly toward a minefield of […]

A Brief History of “IPAT” (Impact= Population x Affluence x Technology)

In late 1969, the then-prominent biologist Barry Commoner began claiming in speeches and lectures that he had […]

Climate Change, The Earth Armistice and Comparative State Advantage in Military Spending

 The Military, Financial and Ecological Benefits of the UNSC adopting an Earth Armistice that applies equally to […]

Biodiversity and Climate Change: Transforming the Biosphere

Casual discussion among biologists sometimes turns to the question of whether escalating climate disruption or the ongoing […]

The Restoration: Using negative emissions to reduce the amount of CO2

The Restoration as an immediate imperative:  Using negative emissions to reduce the amount of CO2 to below […]

Food Will Decide the Human Future

The fate of human civilization in the mid-21st Century turns critically on food. Success in overcoming the […]

Can we think in new ways about the existential human security risks driven by the climate crisis?

Note: This post is the foreword to a policy paper on existential climate and security risks released today by […]

Magic and the Machine

Reflecting on our undying urge to recreate a primal experience of intimacy with the surrounding world, David […]

Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet

Through his observations of cranes, butterflies, and salmon in the course of their annual migrations, cultural ecologist […]

The UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm 1972 and the Interrelations between Intergovernmental Discourse Framing and Activist Influence

The UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm 1972 and the Interrelations between Intergovernmental Discourse Framing […]

Student perspectives in learning about sustainability and the human predicament

The MAHB’s June Newlsetter featured student perspectives from three different universities. All students are taking courses related […]

Catalysing mass commitment to transformational change

This is a presentation about how we can align to catalyse mainstream commitment to a life-affirming culture, […]

Certain technologies are an existential threat. Is Technology itself an existential threat?

“We need to see that our human technologies are coherent with earth technologies so that they protect […]

When Fossil Fuels Run Out, What Then?

WHY WE SHOULD WORRY Our world economy is based on the capitalist system which assumes forever a […]

The Silver Gun Hypothesis- Part II The Entropy of Carbon

The Silver Gun Hypothesis is an untested theory that multi­cellular organisms, human beings, and economies all have […]

A Theory of Sapience: Using Systems Science to Understand the Nature of Wisdom and the Human Mind

Humanity faces what can only be called existential threats created by its own hands. We have cleverly […]

MAHB Members invited to join Geneva Global Initiative’s Briefing on the UN IPBES’ 2019 Global Assessment Report

Biodiversity Report Is Urgent Call to Action Beyond Fixes; Geneva Global Initiative Calls on World Community to […]

The Next System Podcast

The Next System Podcast is a weekly series hosted by Adam Simpson, featuring guests discussing movements, models, […]

The Silver Gun Hypothesis- Introduction to Part II

As a part of his 5 part series, The Silver Gun Hypothesis, Dr. Delton B. Chen offers […]

On the Need for an Earth Standard Currency

In an age of existential emergency, when the future of human civilization depends on how successfully we […]