In this post, Mike Nickerson asks the question, "what would happen if one thing changes all else?" What if our current mindset focused on perpetual growth could be supplanted by a mindset emphasizing the Common Good? Would that make...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
There are repercussions to our current consumer and growth-focused culture. Annie Leonard's The Story of Stuff project, started five years ago, has awakened millions of people to the dangers of consumerism and the myth of "more is better than...
Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
I'm pleased to feature Harriet Shugarman - ClimateMama on BoomerWarrior. Harriet wears many hats.She is an activist, a policy analyst, an economist and a Mom. BoomerWarrior will feature Earth Day Challenge articles from ClimateMama for the remainder of this...
The collective future in which our grandchildren will live is already largely determined, but not entirely. Like the future that awaited us when we were young children, and that we have come to know as our present reality, the collective...
Jim Harris is in Davos at the World Economic Forum for the launch of Corporate Knights' Global 100. For more information, see http://www.global100.org/. You can follow his live tweeting from Davos at @JimHarris. (This article has been previously posted at HuffPost Business...
I am pleased to welcome Lee Norton, a new Blogger on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project - Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). Years ago (1971) Paul Ehrlich worked out...
This is the eleventh blog and final blog for 2012 in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. It appeared on Tuesdays, and will commence again in 2013. Our first blog, How Sustainability Can Save Business, reframes the common...