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Meet Our Advisors: Alnoor Ladha

Alnoor Ladha

As a way to introduce our new Advisors to our larger community, we’ve asked them to answer a question or two that gives us a better understanding of their background or how they approach their personal or professional lives....

The 1970s Again?

Richard Heinberg

For the United States and much of the rest of the world, the 1970s were a time of high oil prices, surging inflation, stock market swoons, political upheaval, and geopolitical tension. Add pandemic and climate change to the list,...

Man on Fire

Asher Miller

Trigger warning: This article discusses suicide, depression, and climate grief.  On Earth Day 2022, 50-year-old Wynn Bruce set himself on fire in front of the United States Supreme Court, apparently motivated by the climate crisis. He died the following...

The Failure of Global Elites

Richard Heinberg

In the 1970s, global political and corporate elites had all the information they needed to put the world on a path toward long-term stability. Systems science was sufficiently advanced that a team of its practitioners organized a scenario study...

The Forest, the Moon, and the Last Time

Jason Bradford

A stoic meditation I have been practicing is called The Last Time. The idea behind this meditation is straightforward: there will be a last time for anything you do, and because you can’t really know when that is, reflecting upon this...