Possible Planet Embraces Electrification, Joins Building Decarbonization Coalition

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Do We Live in an Intelligent Universe?

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The universe has been set up in an exquisitely specific way so that evolution could produce the people that are sitting here today and we could use our intelligence to talk about the universe. We see a formidable power in the ability to use our minds and the tools we’ve created to gather evidence, to […]

Winning on the Language and the Substance of Climate Change

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Some of us already know how important language is, but it never hurts to be reminded, especially with examples that show that we’re winning the war on climate change. The language we use has a direct relationship to what we can create. This includes not only written and verbal communication, but also the language we’re […]

This Saturday at Cooper Union: Voices of the Millennial Generation on Climate Change

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This Saturday, February 24, 2018 we’re participating in a panel discussion on Mitigation and emerging solutions for addressing the climate change issue, along with a number of other speakers. The event is from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Great Hall at Cooper Union (30 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003), with limited seating, so […]

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 […]