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Highlights from the W12 Framework Conference in Cape Town

Will cities around the world have enough water by 2050? What steps should be put in place for cities to ensure a secure and equitable water future? EcoCiv is working to convene leaders and experts from around the world to propose a framework aimed at long-term water solutions across the globe. Last week, we partnered

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Jeremy Lent in San Francisco

VIDEO: Transforming from a Wealth-Based Civilization to a Life-Based One

Author Jeremy Lent gave this presentation in San Francisco on the core principals of ecological civilization. In this video, he talks about the different human transitions throughout history that have affected humanity’s relationship with nature. Then he proposes a look of what kind of transformation we need to fundamentally transform our civilization from one that

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Episode #26 – Mark Anielski: Toward An Economy of Well-Being

Philip Clayton speaks with ecological economist Mark Anielski. Mark is the author of the award-winning book, The Economics of Happiness (2007), and most recently, An Economy of Well-Being (2018), which presents a new economic model for measuring progress and performance called Genuine Wealth. Philip and Mark begin their discussion by diving into the major themes

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Episode #24 – Ernst Conradie: Ecotheology & the Global Water Crisis

Philip Clayton speaks with Ernst Conradie, who is senior professor of religion and theology at the University of Western Cape in South Africa. Ernst is also one of the task team conveners for the first W12 Congress: a meeting of cities from around the world to address the escalating global water crisis. This event—which EcoCiv

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Episode #23 – Kelli Archie: Climate Change Adaptation

Philip Clayton speaks with Dr. Kelli Archie, who is an environmental social scientist and senior research specialist at EcoCiv. Kelli’s research interests focus mainly on climate change adaptation, specifically on reconciling the supply and demand of climate information, how attitudes and beliefs about climate change affect adaptation decisions, household-level adaptation decisions in vulnerable areas, and

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EcoCiv Podcast #21 – Devon Hartman: Locally Grown Power

Philip Clayton speaks with Devon Hartman, who focuses full-time on fighting global warming in the building sector – the largest contributor to greenhouse gas proliferation. Now retired from his 35 year role as President and CEO of HartmanBaldwin Design/Build Inc., a full service Architecture and Construction company, he has created CHERP – the Community Home

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