“Beyond the Petri Dish” – An Interview with George Tsakraklides

George Tsakraklides has a diverse background in the sciences, having trained in molecular biology, chemistry, food science, and Earth sciences. He has also worked in data analytics and marketing sciences for some of the world’s largest corporations, giving him a front-row seat to some of the most profit-driven and exploitative aspects of human society. After … Read more

Oren Lyons: “Nature’s the Boss.”

It’s time to stand for the seven generations. We can all see the Earth is heating up, that polar ice and glaciers are melting, and that ever more fires, floods and droughts are screaming at us that our climate is unraveling. Our societies are also showing signs of unraveling. But the legendary, world-renowned Native American … Read more

“Degrowth: The Quest for a Social Tipping Point” – An Interview with Erin Remblance

Erin Remblance is a Sydney-based writer and co-creator of (re)Biz. Can you tell us how you began the journey to become an advocate for degrowth and regeneration?  I was already quite active in the climate space when I read Jason Hickel’s Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World just over two years ago. For … Read more

“Planetary Boundaries” – Kevin Anderson interviews Johan Rockström

At a certain point, this fight for the Planet becomes personal. ASK: Who or what is stopping us from addressing the most urgent challenges we face as a human family? What’s in this interview? 00:03 Introductions 01:05 Outlining the planetary boundary & tipping points framework 05:14 How long before we see tipping points occurring? 10:00 … Read more

The Destruction of the Common Good: Laying the Foundation of a Zero-Trust Society

Adapted from the book REGENERATION: The Future of Community in a Permacrisis World IDEA BITE PRESS (May, 2023) The USA, and increasingly the rest of the world, is becoming more and more fragmented – with COVID being blamed[1], in part, for the death of the Common Good.   If we cannot agree – as nations, as institutions, and as … Read more

“The Most Important Thing YOU CAN DO to Fight Climate Change” – Katharine Hayhoe’s TED talk

One of the biggest problems is that the public, especially in the United States, doesn’t even comprehend the extent of the problem. Silence kills. In this case, it kills us all. How do you talk to someone who doesn’t believe in climate change? Not by rehashing the same data and facts we’ve been discussing for … Read more

Kevin Anderson’s Plea

 “Net Zero is Latin for Kick the Can down the road.” Climate scientist Kevin Anderson warns us about the delay tactics and obfuscation preventing us from addressing the planetary collapse ahead. He cautions against believing the political rhetoric about progress in the fight against climate change and calls on us to push for bold policy … Read more

Guidelines for Organizational Regeneration

Do you ask – what kind of organization have we become? And – what are we going to be in the future? Better even: what does the future require from us? Thinking this way is the first step to moving beyond business as usual. In our book Regeneration: The Future of Community in a Permacrisis World, … Read more

The Problem of Carbon Colonialism

Carbon colonialism is the unequal distribution of the burdens and benefits associated with addressing climate change and the transition to a low-carbon economy. A parallel to historical colonialism, where power imbalances and exploitation were prevalent, carbon colonialism suggests that developed countries, primarily responsible for historical greenhouse gas emissions, continue to exercise economic and political dominance … Read more

The 5 Worlds of Regeneration

Regeneration operates at five levels of impact – the 5 nested worlds or lifespaces we live in: Total regeneration integrates all 5 worlds: It is the world of work and business that has dominated our economic and social lives – with the absurd measure of shareholder value-creation used as a yardstick for societal wellbeing.   Most of all, we must learn to view regeneration … Read more