Understanding Ecosystem Restoration—and Regeneration

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Biosphere, Climate change, Future, Natural Capital, Regenerative Design, Restoration

(Portion of constructed wetland in Taiwan) The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2021-2030 the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The UN Decade is a universal call for the protection and revival of ecosystems worldwide for the benefit of people and nature. And Learning for Nature‘s free course on Ecosystem Restoration, which is scheduled to […]

Press Release: NJ Lawmakers Pass Landmark C-PACE Bill

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For Release Monday, June 28, 2021 Contact: Jonathan Cloud, Executive Director, 908-581-8418, jcloud@possibleplanet.org The Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program, already approved in 37 states and D.C., with active programs in 24 states, is headed to the Governor’s desk for signature Trenton, N.J. — On June 24 the New Jersey Legislature approved A2374/S1953 with overwhelming, […]

New Jersey C-PACE Bill Advances During PACENation Summit

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New Jersey C-PACE Bill Moves to the Finish Line After ten years of trying to amend its original PACE statute—which so far has proven ineffective—NJ’s C-PACE legislation (A2374/S1953) now appears to be on track for approval in both houses of the NJ Legislature today (June 24), after which it will go to the Governor’s desk […]

Possible Planet Embraces Electrification, Joins Building Decarbonization Coalition

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Carbon, Commercial PACE (C-PACE), Energy Efficiency, Financing, PACE, Paradigm Change, Regenerative Design, Sustainability, Sustainable Business

Possible Planet has joined the Building Decarbonization Coalition (BDC) and endorsed its goal of zero-emission solutions for the building sector, which accounts for about 40% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. The BDC unites building industry stakeholders with energy providers, environmental organizations, and local governments to help electrify America’s homes and workspaces with clean energy. Originally […]

Harnessing Private Capital to Bring Clean Energy to Rochester’s Commercial Buildings

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Commercial PACE (C-PACE), Eco-Communities, Regenerative Design, Rochester NY

  Our Possible Rochester initiative has taken another major step forward, with the launch of our community-oriented site, PossibleRochester.org. Our business-oriented site, PossibleRochester.com, which focuses on C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) as a financing mechanism for upgrading commercial properties to clean energy, has been operating since February when the city announced the launch of […]

April 13, 7-8 pm: Help Local Businesses Go Green—and Make Money Doing It!

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Commercial PACE (C-PACE), Energy Efficiency, Events, Financing, PACE, Rochester NY, Sustainability, Sustainable Business, Uncategorized

Want to have a significant impact on your community’s carbon footprint? Now there’s a simple way to do this, and—if you want—earn money doing it. The opportunity is to present commercial property owners with a compelling case for them to save money on energy by 30% or more, from Day 1, with no out-of-pocket costs, […]

Financing the Transition to a Regenerative Economy — Thursday, April 1, 2021 — 7-9 p.m.

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Climate change, Commercial PACE (C-PACE), Events, Future, PACE, Paradigm Change, Sustainability, Transformation, Uncategorized

Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:00 – 9:00 PM Eastern (US & Canada) Financing the Regenaissance Financing the Regenaissance Followed by Q&A with Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin Co-Founders of Possible Planet Co-founders of Possible Planet, Jonathan Cloud and Victoria Zelin are on a mission to finance the transition to a regenerative future by creating strategies to attract […]

An Emerging Future

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Climate change, Eco-Communities, Future, Mass Extinction, Paradigm Change, Transformation

I used to think that the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse, and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems. I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed, and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we […]

Could a Real-World Carbon Currency Save the Planet?

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A recent analysis by Ula Chrobak in Popular Science argues that Sci-fi carbon coins could actually save our planet The new currency in the novel Ministry for the Future has real-world supporters. (https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/carbon-coin-real/,March 1, 2021) The real-life carbon currency used as the basis for the “carbon coin” in Kim Stanley Robinson‘s new science fiction novel […]