These signals should put us into Defcon 2. If we do not re-calibrate our economic system with wartime urgency, we will surrender the fate of our ecosystem to our own hubris. More like Götterdämmerung, the apocalyptic Wagnerian opera, than a Broadway musical.
The Nature Conservancy works with unlikely allies to create economically and environmentally sustainable solutions. Brian Stranko, our north and central coast regional director, explains how we develop creative approaches to complex problems to get the job done.