John A. Lanier

Ecocentricity Blog: The World's Most Polluted Island

By: John A. Lanier
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John Lanier's friend Brett Howell helped lead an expedition to clean up what is considered, by one metric, to be the most polluted island in the world. It’s called Henderson Island, and the story is well worth reading. John shares it in this week's Ecocentricity blog.

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John Lanier's friend Brett Howell helped lead an expedition to clean up what is considered, by one metric, to be the most polluted island in the world. It’s called Henderson Island, and the story is well worth reading. John shares it in this week's Ecocentricity blog.

Ecocentricity Blog: More Than a Drop in the Bucket

By: John A. Lanier
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As this bucket fills, it shows humanity “using up” its carbon budget. Most striking is how fast the rate of change has accelerated in the last few decades.

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As this bucket fills, it shows humanity “using up” its carbon budget. Most striking is how fast the rate of change has accelerated in the last few decades.

Ecocentricity Blog: Who Are They?

By: John A. Lanier
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Hannon Armstrong’s simple and direct investment thesis: “We will earn better risk-adjusted returns by investing on the right side of the climate change line.”

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Hannon Armstrong’s simple and direct investment thesis: “We will earn better risk-adjusted returns by investing on the right side of the climate change line.”

Ecocentricity Blog: The Climate Talk

By: John A. Lanier
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For my part, I want to be proactive in talking to my kids about climate change. I want to teach them the science for sure, but I also want them to feel like our family is already making a difference.

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For my part, I want to be proactive in talking to my kids about climate change. I want to teach them the science for sure, but I also want them to feel like our family is already making a difference.

Ecocentricity Blog: Giving a Better Gift (Reblog)

By: John A. Lanier
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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

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There is so much that is good about this time of year. That said, sometimes the holidays can turn into forced consumerism, and that isn’t good. So please give to others, but give mindfully.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Climate-Circular Economy Nexus

By: John A. Lanier
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These dire facts are why the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Materials Economy conducted this study. They wanted to show that scaling the circular economy is a necessary condition to reversing global warming, and they are right.

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These dire facts are why the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Materials Economy conducted this study. They wanted to show that scaling the circular economy is a necessary condition to reversing global warming, and they are right.

Ecocentricity Blog: At Full Strength

By: John A. Lanier
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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

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Ellen MacArthur, Andrew Morlet, and their team are true visionaries in the circular economy movement. Spend some time digging into their work and I promise you’ll come away wiser for it.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Time Traveler's Car Part II

By: John A. Lanier
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Lilium’s design produced something technically impressive and elegantly beautiful. That is nature’s way, and it shows what’s possible when we turn to the natural world for instruction and inspiration.

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Lilium’s design produced something technically impressive and elegantly beautiful. That is nature’s way, and it shows what’s possible when we turn to the natural world for instruction and inspiration.

Ecocentricity Blog: Greta

By: John A. Lanier
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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

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She does not speak for herself. She speaks for millions of young people who see the climate crisis as the issue of their generation. She speaks for billions more who have not yet been born unto this world, but who most certainly will be.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Time Traveler's Car

By: John A. Lanier
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Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.

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Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.

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