The 2016 California Economic Summit will take place in Sacramento on December 13-14, 2016 marking the fifth annual gathering of private, public and civic leaders from across California’s diverse regions. Participating in the Summit’s year-round process with the goal of expanding opportunity for all, the network of business, equity, environmental, and civic organizations will come together […]
Zero Carbon Britain is the flagship research project from the Centre for Alternative Technology, showing that a modern, zero-emissions society is possible using technology available today. The research project has produced the following reports: Zero Carbon: Making it Happen (2015) (Download report here (PDF)) Who’s Getting Ready for Zero? (2015) (Download report here (PDF)) People, […]
Four years on from New Economics Foundation‘s Growth isn’t Working, this new report goes one step further and tests that thesis in detail in the context of climate change and energy. It argues that indefinite global economic growth is unsustainable. Just as the laws of thermodynamics constrain the maximum efficiency of a heat engine, economic growth […]
We are accustomed to thinking of learning as good in and of itself. But as environmental educator David Orr reminds us, our education up until now has in some ways created a monster. This essay is adapted from his commencement address to the graduating class of 1990 at Arkansas College. Read the entire essay here.
The Ecological Citizen is a new online journal that will strive to address the central issue of our time: how to halt and reverse our current ecocidal course and create an ecological civilization. It is peer-reviewed and free-to-access, and you can sign up for content alerts here. Call for Papers We are inviting authors to […]