Designing for Abundance

We Don’t Have an Energy Problem. We Have a Materials-in-the-Wrong-Place Problem Carbon is perfect. It is crucial to human life. We need it on earth. Unfortunately, it is now in our air and water in …

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The Price of Gas

March 13, 2016

To tackle climate change, Our Horizon argues, we need everyone on board, both to change behavior on a mass scale and to advocate for better systems. In the end, they say, it’s not just that …

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The Problem with Shangri-La

June 1, 2015

Try to picture “Shangri-La” and your mind might conjure up an Orientalist fantasy, a syncretic world, folding all the cultural distinctions that characterize diverse nations into a single category. In the Shangri-La, a Hawaii-based center …

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