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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 […]

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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 […]

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Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Next System Podcast

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

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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 […]

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The Population Sciences Are in The Dark Ages

Imagine the field of astrophysics if nobody agreed on the definition for “mass” and if the formula […]


Hard Choices: Green New Deal and SA Climate Ready

This past February, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s office released an updated version of her Green New Deal bill. The […]

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Emergency Climate Mobilization. Is it even possible? If so how?

A conversation cum debate between Rupert Read and Tom Athanasiou 201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley Campus, 4 […]

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What if everything grew indefinitely like the economy?

This was originally published in Sustainability Illustrated  What if everything grew indefinitely like the economy? (cartoon #24) […]

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The Rise of Women

She’s just turned 16 and is already a world leader with more statespersonlike qualities, clear-eyed goals, plain […]

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The Uninhabitable Earth- Life After Warming

ABOUT THE UNINHABITABLE EARTH “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose […]

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Biospheric Literacy and Sustainability 101- Talking Points

On behalf of Biospheric Literacy and Sustainability 101, find the following note cards with talking points related […]


Hypothesis for a Risk Cost of Carbon

Presentation and discussion of the recently published book chapter: “Hypothesis for a Risk Cost of Carbon: Revising […]