In our interdependent and dangerous century, an organic planetary civilization has become both a possibility and a necessity.
The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization
Why a planetary civilization of enriched lives, human solidarity, and environmental sustainability is possible.
The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead
The Population Debate Revisited
The question of overpopulation in the contemporary context
Conservation at the Crossroads:
Battle Lines and Ways Forward
Contending approaches and the search for a GT strategy
Technology and the Future
The implications of cutting-edge technologies for global transformation
An Earth Constitution:
Has Its Time Come?
The challenge of world government and how to get there.
Can Human Solidarity Globalize?
An inquiry into the prospects for human affiliation and empathy expanding beyond existing states and particular identities.
The Pedagogy of Transition:
Educating for the Future We Want
An exploration of how to align educational systems with new imperatives in the long term, while delivering innovate curricula and teaching within existing systems in the near term.
Interrogating the Anthropocene:
Truth and Fallacy
Human activity has jolted the Earth into a hostile new state. If we care about building a decent future, how should we think about “the Anthropocene”?
Universal Basic Income:
Has the Time Come?
Should society provide every citizen with a basic income, no strings attached? Proponents and critics of a universal basic income debate whether it should be a central element of strategies for transformation.
Planetize the Movement!
In our fraught time, we need coordinated action for deep social and ecological change more than ever. How can we build a unified global movement? Who will change the world?
Toward a Great Ethics Transition:
The Earth Charter at Twenty
A Great Transition must rise on core ethical values attuned to an interdependent world facing a common destiny. What are the elements of this foundation, and how do we build it?
Corporations in the Crosshairs:
From Reform to Redesign
Footloose transnational corporations are fraying the social and ecological fabric. What strategies are at the cutting edge of the struggle to tame these predatory behemoths?
The author of Doughnut Economics describes what mainstream economics gets wrong and how another economics can nurture both people and planet.