Leonardo Boff debunks myths and offers a socioecological perspective on the intricacies of the Amazon Rainforest.
From Dust to Dust: The Universe and Us
Dan Brook uses the metaphor of dust to point out the extraordinariness of human existence––and our interconnectedness with everything else.
Arts & Cultural Critique
"so now we [...] may nightly observe [...] the deft undoing of what we once / had thought would long endure." A new poem from Jon Swan.
Extinction Illness: Grave Affliction and Possibility
Deena Metzger captures the grief and pain we all experience living at a time of global extinction and offers the only solution - to stop extinction.
The Last Holiday: Reckoning the Cost to the Planet of Leisure Travel Abroad
Jon Swan reports on the disastrous effects of travel on the environment, and argues that we are "doomed unless we radically alter our priorities."
China’s Bold Energy Vision
Jeffrey Sachs shares how China’s proposed energy initiative is a bold strategy fit for the scale of the most important challenge the world faces today.
Ecological Civilization and the New Enlightenment
In the era of a new Enlightenment, there must be new understanding of shared power and community to help our environment thrive.
The need for a low-carbon energy based economy won’t go away
Jeffrey D. Sachs makes it clear why we need to switch to a low-fuel economy.
Moving from Demographic Discord to Sustainability
Alon Tal argues that of the many divisive issues that have been at the heart of historic tensions between Jewish and Arab Israelis, few have been as acrimonious as population growth.