The Omega Point

The “Omega Point” is a term used by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the peak of unity and integration toward which all life is evolving, including you. Our six learning paths make it easy for you to find the support you need on your journey. These articles, videos, and slideshows—from Omega, our teachers, and people just like you—can give you the tools you need to live an inspired life.

outhouse toilet in mozambique
We're making progress on ensuring everybody has clean water, but basic sanitation remains out of reach for billions.
Omega Institute Transitioning to a Sustainable Future
Weaving Individual and Community Change to Create the World We Want
The Transition Towns movement, founded by Rob Hopkins, gives us a model for transitioning to a sustainable future.
Omega Institute Earthship Taos, New Mexico
Looking to the Past for Inspiration for the Future
If we're going to create a society built on ecological sustainability, we need to change from a nowhere geography to a somewhere geography.
Construction Photos of the OCSL
A Photo Tour of the Construction of the OCSL
Take a photo tour of the construction of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, the first LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certified building.
Omega Institute Avoiding the One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Sustainability
Eco-Friendly, Site-Specific Sanitation Solutions
John Todd, creator of the Eco Machine, illustrates that you don't have to use central sewage treatment plants to clean up polluted water.
Omega Center for Sustainable Living
Take a photo tour of the Omega Center for Sustainable Living, the first green building, to achieve LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certification.
Omega Institute Skip the Toxins and Make Healthy Snacks for the Kids
An easy solution to limit kids’ exposure to chemicals is to reduce the amount of packaged foods they consume.
The Best Thank You Note We've Ever Received
A sweet book of "thank you" notes and drawings from Ms. Smith's 4th grade class at Cahill School after a visit to the Omega Center for Sustainable Living.
Omega Institute Janine Benyus: Design By Nature 2012: Gecko Technology
In this clip from her talk at the 2012 Design by Nature conference at Omega, Janine Benyus, a pioneer in the biomimicry movement, talks about how gecko techn

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