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Ecocentricity Blog: Supply and Demand

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Emerging market countries are likely to provide supply-side interventions into their auto markets. Whether the issue is energy independence, air quality, or cost savings, transitioning to electric vehicles makes good sense.

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Emerging market countries are likely to provide supply-side interventions into their auto markets. Whether the issue is energy independence, air quality, or cost savings, transitioning to electric vehicles makes good sense.

Ecocentricity Blog: Stranded on the Side of the Road

By: John A. Lanier
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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

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As humanity more fully understands the urgency of the climate crisis, and as business and governments do more to proactively decarbonize society, entire sectors will be rendered obsolete.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2020

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." His foundation still has lots of stories to share in their quarterly newsletter.

Ecocentricity Blog: Lists of Ten

By: John A. Lanier
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I have no idea if an anthropologist would agree, but I’m convinced that humans make lists of ten because we just so happened to evolve with ten fingers. If we’d had four fingers on each hand, I bet we would make lists of eight, and our entire system of mathematics might be based on increments of eight too. Fun fact – that would be called an octal numeral system.

Ecocentricity Blog: An Errant Tweet

By: John A. Lanier
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To be clear, individual choices do matter, and a lot of virtual ink is spilled in this blog advocating for them. But climate change is a systems-scale problem.

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To be clear, individual choices do matter, and a lot of virtual ink is spilled in this blog advocating for them. But climate change is a systems-scale problem.

Ecocentricity Blog: Running Away With It

By: John A. Lanier
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If the major economies of the world are in a race for the most robust and sustained economic growth, then China may have just broken from the pack.

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If the major economies of the world are in a race for the most robust and sustained economic growth, then China may have just broken from the pack.

Ecocentricity Blog: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

By: John A. Lanier
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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

Ecocentricity Blog: The Prisoner's Dilemma

By: John A. Lanier
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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

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Many of the environmental problems seen globally come from profitable companies that operate in either an extractive or polluting manner, seeking to enrich themselves while harming communities and ecosystems. Companies need to think about more than just their own short-term economic interests.

Ecocentricity Blog: Cringe Watching

By: John A. Lanier
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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

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The folks at Tree Media produced this 20-minute film that both explains biomimicry and features many of the teams who have participated in the Biomimicry Launchpad and competed for the Ray of Hope Prize.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - August 2020

Summary: 

Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." In these crazy times, his foundation still has many positive stories to share.

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Ray Anderson always said "Brighten the corner where you are." In these crazy times, his foundation still has many positive stories to share.

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