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Now that we are beyond “the end of the old world” as signified by the December 21, 2012 winter solstice, it is time to accelerate the shift to a thriving world. This conversation with big picture expert and educator Vinit Allen reveals the primary components and character of the planet-wide movement and offers some specific game changing priorities, as well as plenty of examples of how we can all play our parts in the eco evolution of our species, once we are informed and empowered to take action.
This podcast originally appeared on Eco Evolution with Michael Gosney, a weekly talk radio show tracking the global shift to sustainability in conversation with leading thinkers and doers on the front lines of change. Current and past shows available on I-Tunes and WebTalkRadio.net. For complete info visit eco-evolution.com.
In the November/December issue of Sustainable Industries, we featured a one-on-one interview with Portland Mayor Sam Adams about his efforts to promote the city's sustainability sector and a controversial decision to devote $14 million toward the planning and design of the Oregon Sustainability Center which would be the city's first living building. This un-edited version of the interview offers an opportunity to find out more about Mayor Adams is thinking and doing as the Great Recession slowly comes to an end.