April 2011

In a two short weeks Town Hall Seattle will be hosting Paul Gilding, author of The Great Disruption. Paul will be discussing the now unavoidable consequences of climate change and the challenges humanity will face. But in the face of such great challenges Paul envisions it will bring out the best of us: compassion, innovation, […]

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It’s apparent that the income and wealth gap in the US (and the world) is large and only getting worse. Out of the last ten years of economic growth all of the increase in wealth has gone to the top 1%. These extremely wealth people have seen an 18 percent increase in their yearly income […]

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TreeHugger, by far one of the largest green blogs in the world, recently announced it’s Best of Green 2011 awards. And in the category for Best Green Think Tank? No other than the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy! CASSE folks are delighted, of course! Here’s what TreeHugger had to say about […]

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I have a great respect for George Monbiot. He is an amazing writer (I loved his book Heat), a fearless journalist and a strong-willed political activist. He an deeply committed environmentalist, and also (so it appears, see below) a supporter of nuclear power. Recently he engaged in a debate over the nuclear debacle in Japan with staunch anti-nuclear […]

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It was announced late last night by a Swedish research team that a new wonder element has been discovered. The team says that this element, Unbelievium, can be used to generate large amounts of pollution-free energy, with it’s resulting by products being easily used to create carbon fiber, desalinated clean water, and hydrogen (which can […]

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