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The Regeneration Charter: a manifesto for generative design


When I ran for VP of Communications for my graduate program’s student association, I mentioned the idea of creating a Charter Message for our association of students to serve as a long term manifesto that would guide and inspire. 872 more words

Building The Green Economy

Leveraging Linkages from the SDGs into Climate Action

by Sarabeth Brockley and Joseph Robertson

Late on Sunday, August 2, the member states of the United Nations succeeded in adopting by consensus an ambitious outcome document from the intergovernmental negotiations on 17 global goals for reducing human suffering and expanding dignity, peace, opportunity and resilience. 2,207 more words

Climate Solutions

Optimism: Valuing Success Honestly

The pessimist argues: most things don’t work out in an ideal way, and entropy is the way of all systems, so to be realistic, let’s err on the side of lower ambition. 1,061 more words

Political Process

Toronto Climate Summit: Shared Moral and Practical Action

The Climate Summit of the Americas, hosted by the provincial government of Ontario, brought together infranational leaders from the US, Canada and Latin America. These ministers and heads of government from 23 jurisdictions around the hemisphere gathered to share their experience of effective climate action and to agree to a shared… 1,844 more words

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Barcelona: Setting a Course to Low-carbon Prosperity

After Climate Week in Paris and before the global climate negotiations started up again in Bonn, Barcelona hosted the Carbon Expo, which is part trade fair and part high-stakes policy shop. 1,229 more words

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The Vastness of the Open Water

A note on entering the new age of exploration*

Lake Superior is the largest body of fresh water in the world, by surface area, unless you count Lakes Huron and Michigan as one lake, because they are connected by an open flow of water 5 miles across. 754 more words

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