Is Sustainability Still Possible? The conversation continues at sustainabilitypossible.org.
Wrapping up the year, the Transforming Cultures blog, and sharing my thanks!
Gangnam Style has taken the world by storm, and with it, so has a celebration of the hyper consumeristic lifestyle. It’s time for a new video that celebrates political action and simple living. Yes, we’re talking “Gandhi Style.”
Design Strategist Ann Thorpe looks at four ways designers are changing how we consume.
Venice hosted the recent international degrowth conference, which only makes sense as either the global economy degrows or Venice goes under.
Degrowth is coming, whether we want it or not. But for the entrepreneurial, here are some ways to profit from the transition.
Often the most creative form of advertising these days is anti-advertising.
Let’s offer thanks to the Earth for lending us the wisdom and passion of Ernest Callenbach.
Chris Jordan continues to make bold art with deep sustainability themes, including a new look at plastic pollution of the oceans with Gyre II.
Blowgun making, seed preservation, Native voices on climate change, Jeremy Rifkin warning us that today’s children may be the last generation before the “Mass Die Off.” It was all there at the National Museum of the American Indian’s Living Earth Festival this past weekend.
It’s almost the 4th of July and if we’re going to commemorate Independence Day here in America, why not celebrate it in a way that actually makes us more independent–of fossil fuel companies, coal companies, factory farms, and all the other toxic industries destroying our country and planet?
More than 200 million Americans shopped over Thanksgiving Weekend, spending more in a day on average than 1 billion people worldwide earn in a year. If you haven’t started your shopping yet, please don’t buy a thing. The Earth can’t afford the interest payments. Read on for tips on how to make it easier to buck cultural expectations to buy nothing.
Once upon a time there was a man who discovered that he could easily steal hundreds of thousands of Euros from the kingdom and redistribute it to the poor and to those working to stop the exploitation of the land and the people. So Enric Duran took on that noble but dangerous quest, becoming an outlaw—a modern-day Robin Hood—stealing from the rich and giving it to the poor. The question is whether others will now follow in his footsteps.
Typically, you hear me railing about inappropriate marketing, particularly to children, but here’s an effort I can get behind. A bunch of farmers of “baby carrots” have gotten together and applied the lessons of junk-food marketing to their tiny carrot offerings. While not perfect, it’s a great start. And if refined, it could play an important role in transforming children’s dietary norms.
I was surprised when I first entered Earthaven Ecovillage in North Carolina during a recent weekend and immediately heard the rumbling sound of a tractor [...]
A western group of U.S. Forest Service units—under the Department of Agriculture—recently adopted a set of Leadership for Sustainability principles to inform the purpose of [...]
New Climate Thought on the importance of Transforming Cultures posted at http://en.cop15.dk/thoughts. Take a look, then add your own thought….