Ecological Civilization: From Emergency to Emergence by David Korten

β€œWe must act now with what we have while initiating the transformational Emergence of the new.” ~ David Korten Drawing on the work and insights of many colleagues and from ongoing conversations, David's paper, Ecological Civilization: From Emergency to Emergence, was written in an effort to connect the dots and engage a serious conversation about the …

A Blessing for the Challenges of Climate Change by Pierre Pradervand

All round the world, populations are leaving their ancestral lands due to climate change, for instance various populations in the highlands of Nepal. Innovative new measures and policies are urgently needed to face what could with time become huge challenges for hundreds of millions. I bless the people all round the world who are facing …

Evoking the Great Work of Thomas Berry by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

One of Thomas Berry’s major contributions to what he called the Great Work was his articulation of the principles and philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence. He originated the term and explained its key concepts over many years.1 A Gaia Foundation report acknowledges: β€œEarth Jurisprudence is the term first used by cultural historian Thomas Berry to name …

The environment is in us

The environment is in us, not outside of us.  The trees are our lungs, the rivers our bloodstream. We are all interconnected,  and what you do to the environment ultimately you do to yourself.  ~ Ian Somerhalder Header Photo by Joshua Woroniecki on Unsplash Featured Photo by Joshua Woroniecki on Unsplash