Jeremy Rifkin, founder and president of the Foundation on Economic Trends, is one of the world’s leading authorities on economic sustainability. Here he explains how our society is transitioning into a Third Industrial Revolution to create a new economic paradigm that can transform the world. More
It begins with a single finchFollowed by the sound ofChickadees and blackbirds.Then comes the hammeringOf woodpeckerBearing down into heartwood,And boisterous geeseDescending like planesInto cold ponds.Until a unison of songHeralds the new day. More
In his book, Rebuild the Dream, green economy pioneer Van Jones reflects on his journey from grassroots outsider to White House insider, shares intimate details of his time in government, and provides a blueprint to reinvent the American Dream. The following excerpt originally appeared on Grist.org. More
Janine Benyus coined the term “biomimicry” in 1990 when she had to categorize a journal article on artificial photosynthesis. She says biomimicry ushers in an era based not on what we can extract from nature, but on what we can learn from her. Join Janine Benyus at the Design by Nature Conference in October.
What’s Biomimicry All About? More
Laurie David argues that we need to redefine "green" as more than just a buzzword, but rather as a value system we can teach our kids.
We need to embark on a small rescue mission for the word "green" itself. Five innocent little letters that have come into serious overuse in the last few years. Please don’t hold that against them. More