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Sustainable Future

What Is Your Message to the World? A Global Call for Inspiration and Action

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.25.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

We must engage in our work, in our professional and personal life, within our community, around the world, with family, friends and new people changing the dynamics and happenings in our ordinary lives, to make extraordinary things.

Giving Rights to Future Generations -- Why It's Needed and How it Can Be Done

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

The post-2015 framework is about development justice in our immediate future but also about building a new framework for many generations to come. The problem, however, is that people cannot think and act long term if their daily life is an existential struggle.

Our Days are Worth Years

Pioneers for Change | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

The inertia of our current industrial and economic models means that, even if we chose to change course, we will be experiencing the negative after effects of current practice for years to come.

The Danger of Sleepwalking Towards Environmental Crises

Julia Marton-Lefèvre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Julia Marton-Lefèvre

Despite well-documented and clear evidence, leaders the world over still seem to think that future generations will find a solution to the environmental crises that this generation seems determine to store up as its lasting legacy.

The Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations Ambassadors

Kehkashan Basu | Posted 12.16.2013 | Teen
Kehkashan Basu

The decisions that all of us make today will definitely impact and decide what the world looks like in the future. A sustainable future can be realized only if the three dimensions of sustainable development work and grow in harmony.

Seed Corn, Discount Rate and Our Endangered Future

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

We are telling future generations that we value our air, water and climate more today than we do the obligation to bequeath to them a sustainable world in the future.

Tribute to Mom, 20 Years Out

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

This past weekend I lit a Yahrtzeit candle in memory of the 20th anniversary of my mother's death. Looking through my files, I found a piece I wrote about her in the middle of the night almost 20 years ago.

Climate Change: Too Much At Stake

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

To the extent that we speak from our hearts about the world we want to create, we will attract energy, resources and support--and inspire others to act.

Apocalypse Now? No, but the Camel Needs Rescuing

Jessica Catto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Catto