Breakthrough Solutions for People and Planet
Hurricane Ida left a path of destruction and a collective head scratching – wondering what could have been done to prepare, what can be done to help those most affected, and what should be done to prevent a similar event from happening again.
In this excerpt from his chapter in “Regeneration”, editor Paul Hawken describes the mass women-led movement to transform our agricultural system toward sustainable practices that mitigate climate change.
In his book, "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter", journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals how our idea of a healthy landscape is distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America’s lakes and rivers.
Bren Smith, co-founder and co-Executive Director of GreenWave, has created a revolutionary polycultural farming model that has low upfront costs, is easily scalable, and can help mitigate climate change. In this second of a two-part program, we plunge into the mind-bending proposition that we get a second chance to remake our broken food economy.
This week, we highlight the work of Deanna Van Buren and other leaders designing the blueprint of restorative justice by centering care and community.
Wondering what a world without prisons could look like? Deanna Van Buren is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Oakland based nonprofit Designing Justice and Designing Spaces, an organization that is working to end mass incarceration by building infrastructure that addresses its root causes – poverty, racism, unequal access to resources, and the criminal justice system itself.
Carolina Putnam is the founder and Director of Reviveolution, based in Peru that works with an intercultural team of Indigenous wisdom-keepers, inspiring leaders, and global pioneers committed to a socially and ecologically thriving world.
Dr. Whendee Silver of UC Berkeley is researching the bio-geochemical effects of climate change and human impacts on the environment, and the potential for mitigating these effects. Whendee is currently working with the Marin Carbon Project to establish a scientific basis for carbon farming practices that, if implemented globally, could have a significant impact on mitigating climate change.
Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will explore how the current industrial food system that supplies most of our food creates inequities, based in part on the social construct we call “race.” He will share wise perspectives on addressing racism, thinking beyond the logic of capitalism and how we…
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