The Business Case for Fighting Climate Change

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The (New) Business Case for Fighting Climate Change   Someone should let Donald Trump know: there’s more money to be made fixing the world’s problems than preserving the status quo. (And if they turn out not to be problems after all? Boy, we sure invested a lot and made some pretty decent money before we […]

Losing Biodiversity Faster than We Realize

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We recently discovered Call of Life, the 2010 documentary on species extinction, and thought it would be useful to see where we are today, Unfortunately, the situation is worse than we had imagined, and is continuing to worsen still. Calling it a “biological annihilation,” the authors of a recent peer-reviewed study write, “humanity needs to […]

Restoring the Commons

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A large part of our work is concerned with restoring the commons—including the air we breathe, the water we drink, the soil that gives us food and life—and the rebalancing of the climate and the biosphere. This is the source of all wealth, yet we don’t ordinarily pay people to contribute to its integrity or […]