Breakthrough Solutions for People and Planet
Greg Watson, Christine Nobiss, Ted Howard and brandon king discuss how we can transition out of exploitative, traditional economic models in a way that empowers all through social and environmental sustainability.
“No one who isn't us is going to destroy Earth, and no one who isn't us is going to save it. The most hopeless conditions can inspire the most hopeful actions. We have found ways to restore life on Earth in the event of a total collapse because we have found ways to cause a total collapse of life on Earth. We are the flood, and we are the ark.” ―Jonathan Safran Foer, We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast
Conscious engagement with plants, with which we’ve co-evolved since the dawn of our species, can support healing in the physical, emotional and spiritual realms and help mend our separation from nature.
Native activist Ilarion Merculieff describes how his traditional Unangan upbringing instilled the importance of being connected with the self, but also with the rest of nature.
Project Drawdown has created an actionable list of 100 effective solutions to reverse global warming. In the top five is something each of us can enact immediately: following a plant-based diet.
For 30 years, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of game-changing social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. A celebration of the genius of nature and human ingenuity, Bioneers connects people with solutions and each other through our acclaimed annual national conference, award-winning media, local Bioneers Network events, and visionary programs and initiatives. Learn more about Bioneers.
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