1-See Planet of the Humans; 2-Resolve Overshoot (podcast episode 46)
What should we do in response to the key messages of the 2020 documentary, Planet of the Humans? This is a continuation of the discussion begun in part one of the webinar, Planet of the Humans: a Sequel. In part 2, our panel explores actions we can take now – to avoid terminating human civilization. Both parts of the webinar addressed the roles of overpopulation, overconsumption and economic growth in the most serious environmental crises we face.
Kristine Mattis: An interdisciplinary environmental scholar with a background in Biology and Earth System Science, Kristine has worked as a medical researcher, a science reporter for the congressional record in the U.S. House of Representatives, and a science teacher. She holds a PhD in Environment and Resources. Her writing encompasses issues of social and environmental justice, public health, risk, and science.
Brian Czech: Executive director of the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE). With a Ph.D. in renewable natural resources, his specialties intersect ecological economics, conservation biology, and public policy. The author of several books, Czech recently edited Best of The Daly News: Selected Essays from the Leading Blog in Steady State Economics.
Dave Gardner: Co-host of the GrowthBusters podcast about sustainable living; co-host of The Overpopulation Podcast; director of the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth; host of the syndicated radio series, Conversation Earth; and executive director of World Population Balance.
Erika Arias: Co-host of the GrowthBusters podcast about sustainable living; co-host of The Overpopulation Podcast; Programs & Engagement Coordinator for World Population Balance, and a childfree researcher and advocate.
Planet of the Humans: a Sequel (webinar part one)
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered – by E.F. Schumacher
Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources – by Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill
Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth – by Juliet Schor
Bullshit Jobs: A Theory – by David Graeber
PAPERS & ESSAYS:
Nobody Takes the Renewable Energy Transition Seriously – by Richard Heinberg
Beyond Green Growth – by Dan O’Neill
Crossroads for Planet of the Humans – by William Rees
PEOPLE & ORGANIZATIONS:
Common Future (formerly Business Alliance of Local Living Economies)
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