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Bioneers–we’ll be there

You know about Bioneers? You know about the Bioneers conferences coming up? You know that lots of Chelsea Green authors will be at the conferences in Dartmouth, MA and San Rafael, CA? Now you do. CGers at Bioneers by the Bay (Dartmouth, MA, October 20-22)
  • John Abrams
  • Stephan Harding
  • John Lash
  • Lynn Margulis
  • Gunter Pauli
  • Jessica Prentice
  • Matthew Sleeth
  • Eric Toensmeier
  • Tim Traver Plus several of us behind-the-sceners, too.CGers at Bioneers (San Rafael, CA, October 20-22)
  • John Abrams (yes, John will be at both conferences)
  • Sim Van der Ryn

  • The Limits to Growth and Greece: Systemic or Financial Collapse?

    Could it be that the ongoing Greek collapse is a symptom of the more general collapse that the Limits to Growth model generates for the first two decades of the 21st century? Author Ugo Bardi (Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet) examines the correlation between what is unfolding between Greece […] Read More..

    Economic Development is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It

    Economic development today is completely broken. That’s the argument of author Michael Shuman in his new book, The Local Economy Solution. The singular focus on attracting global corporations is not just ineffective but counterproductive, Shuman argues, especially given the huge opportunity costs. Indeed, it’s not far-fetched to suggest that the best way most communities can […] Read More..

    A Mini-Festo for Earth Day – Rebuild the Foodshed

    For the past month, author Philip Ackerman-Leist has been on a Twitter MiniFesto campaign – each day sending out a new tweet designed to spark conversation and pass along some lessons he learned whilst working on his last book, Rebuilding the Foodshed. You might also know Philip as the author of his memoir Up Tunket […] Read More..

    Chelsea Green to Revolutionize Industry with Edible Books

    Move over Gutenberg: In advance of Earth Day 2015, environmental publishing leader Chelsea Green Publishing is announcing the introduction of an entirely new type of book – the completely biodegradable, and in certain instances edible, book. While some publishers tout the recycled content of their papers, or use of soy-based inks, Chelsea Green, which turned […] Read More..

    Get More from Your Mission: The Social Profit Handbook

    For-profit institutions measure their success primarily by monetary gains. But nonprofit institutions are different; they aim for social profit, or improving the well-being of people, place, and planet. The Social Profit Handbook draws from author David Grant’s decades of leadership in the education, foundation, and nonprofit worlds, and provides  leaders of social profit institutions with […] Read More..