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Recorded Jan 18, 2013, in Mill Valley, CA, this is Part 3 of a conversation between me and Futurist Dr. James Canton. This video is part of the new MeetingsOfTheMind.tv series (launching soon). Topics discussed include general sustainability trends and predictions, ‘green future’ opportunities, the future of capitalism and ‘growth & profit economics’, accountability and social innovation, renewable energy, Jeremy Rifkin’s Intergrid, and much more. Apologies for the low audio output, btw; try the MP3 version via the link below for better sound.
(via Amazon.com: Natural Capitalism eBook: Paul Hawken, L. Hunter Lovins, Amory Lovins: Kindle Store)
"…today the situation has been reversed: After two centuries of rises in labor productivity, the liquidation of natural resources at their extraction cost rather than their replacement value, and the exploitation of living systems as if they were free, infinite, and in perpetual renewal, it is people who have become an abundant resource, while nature is becoming disturbingly scarce…."

(via Amazon.com: Natural Capitalism eBook: Paul Hawken, L. Hunter Lovins, Amory Lovins: Kindle Store)

"…today the situation has been reversed: After two centuries of rises in labor productivity, the liquidation of natural resources at their extraction cost rather than their replacement value, and the exploitation of living systems as if they were free, infinite, and in perpetual renewal, it is people who have become an abundant resource, while nature is becoming disturbingly scarce…."

The point is, if we play by the rules that corporations have set for our political life, we’re going to lose

Breaking the rules. | 350.org

Very good point by Bill McKibben

greenfuturist:

Great resource by JWT: 2012 trends and beyond (slideshow) - many of these are actually ‘green’ issues. Worth looking at.