If we could slow down the need for speed and efficiency, we could reduce the need for fossil energy.
“Learning about the natural world is one thing. Learning from the natural world—that’s the switch. That’s the profound switch.”
* How does Nature ¨thinks¨? What is the difference with human thinking? Where comes that difference from?* How forces neo-liberal economic behavior that is destructive for humans and nature? * How can we shift from classical Western habits of thinking in entities to thinking in relations between entities?
We got a list of twelve unrelated, parallel statements about the problems of global warming.
What to do with meaningless but well intended moral calls for action?
What if we think as a quantum physicist? What if we introduce distributive justice instead of using Cost-benefit Analysis for decisions??
Having summarized existing approaches, could we escape from those and find fresh approaches to mitigate or even counteract the effects of climate change? Try to come up with at least three ¨escapes¨: alternative approaches to mitigate global warming.
If you think about mitigating Global Warming, and you are looking for creative solutions to, it may make sense to map out existing approaches.
As we are interested in non-traditional thinking. Put forward a fantasy or a wish, knowing that it is impossible to achieve. It is important that a provocation be a fantasy.
Inspiration for innovation Many innovative and sustainable solutions have been found by studying natures best solutions and searching for ways to imitate those solutions. We have used nature as an inspiration for a long time, yet, it has perhaps not been a conscious approach. Architects have used spiders’ webs and termite mounds as inspiration. …
Actions Speak Louder than Words The annual Earth Day is marked by a mix of ideas ranging from inspired initiatives to shameless ideas where the purpose it to get us to buy even more. “Together, we can help to make Every Day Earth Day!” is a great idea but when it is put next to …