A platform designed, built, and curated together with Carmen Bouyer, and Stéphane Verlet-Bottéro for the Nature of Cities Summit, a global conference of nearly 400 ecologists, urban planners, academics, scientists, and civic leaders from 52 countries, working to create cities that are better for both people … Continue readingFRIEK (Forum for Radical Imagination on Environmental Knowledge)
There are synergies between human progress and environmental wellness here in Japan, that have been accomplished nowhere else in human history. … Continue readingA Current that Trickles Through the Walls
Launched in 2011 by Patrick M. Lydon and Suhee Kanag, SocieCity is an international collective of artists, writers, and other professionals who are working to build long-term social and ecological well-being by inspiring empathic relationships between people and the environment.
This whole Natural Capital initiative (whereby the industry puts price tags on the natural environment) is on the losing side of an argument which — by the very physical principals that guide this earth — will always be decided by nature, not humans. If there is … Continue readingNegotiating with Mother Earth
For the sake of that little bit of sanity, let’s assume it’s not too late to turn back the tables on environmental disaster. That it’s not too late for us to re-capture truth in the way we live life and the way we interact with others … Continue readingDear Industry: It’s Not You, It’s Me
Mitigating environmental destruction while continuing to increase consumption and profit is not an issue that deserves to be talked about right now, let alone a world forum dedicated to it. … Continue readingDebating “Natural Capital” in Scotland
Maybe it’s the simple things which can build the roots from which our future will grow? Thoughts from the small island of Orkney, just south of the Arctic Circle. … Continue readingOrkney, Scotland: 6,000 Years in 1 Minute