All over the world, designers are becoming optimists, working together on new solutions to the planetís worst crises
The coming revolution in energy
What happens when the oil runs dry? Petersen explains
that we already have a perfect alternative available today and
envisions a future in which we freely access the latent energy
within empty space itself.
Will Spring and Summer No Longer Come?
The future demands a new worldview
WIE's Elizabeth Debold spoke with systems theory
pioneer Dr. Ervin Laszlo about his vision for the future of the
planet and of a new paradigm of universal
The Great Work
Reviewed by Susan Bridle
Susan Bridle considers eco-theologian Thomas Berry's resounding call to our ecological conscience.
What Matters Most
Why do two equally passionate critics of the scientific-materialist worldview differ so fundamentally on the capacity of the “new science” to answer humanity's most important questions?
Encounter at the Edge of the New Paradigm
A Dialogue with E.F. Schumacher
Fritjof Capra's engaging account of his meeting with
Schumacher in 1977, excerpted from his book Uncommon
Wisdom, illustrates how two critics of the classical
scientific worldview—both of them ardent proponents of a
new vision for humankind—can differ so fundamentally about
exactly how to move ahead.