The Alliance for Capitalizing on Change
The Alliance for Capitalizing on Change (ACoC) is Canadian-based network of persons who seek to explore, understand and respond courageously to the profound and transforming societal changes that are now the context of our lives.
The Alliance For a Responsible, Plural and United World
The challenge of the Alliance is to favour unity within diversity, by proclaiming the capacity of our societies to understand and value the complexity of situations, the interdependence of problems and the legitimacy of varied geo-cultural, social and professional viewpoints.
Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives
CCPA undertakes and promotes research on issues of social and economic justice, routinely releasing a variety of publications offering policy alternatives.
Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
The Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) is a nonprofit organization incorporated by the State of Virginia, USA. The purposes of CASSE are to:
A. Educate citizens and policy makers on the fundamental conflict between economic growth and environmental protection, economic sustainability, national security, and international stability.
B. Promote a steady state economy of stable or mildly fluctuating size as a sustainable alternative to economic growth.
C. Study the means conducive to the establishment of a steady state economy.
Advocating a Change from Patriarchal Civilisation to a Sustainable Society.
The Gaia Foundation of Western Australia
The Gaia Foundation of Western Australia is part of an international network of individuals and Gaia groups, that share concerns with living more sustainably on the Earth.
Gaian Democracy Network
Redefining Globalisation & People-Power.
The Garrett Harding Society
Articles focusing primarily on human-related carrying capacity with abstracts.
"Humankind is embedded in a finite biological setting. Garrett Hardin's writings enable us to responsibly assess our surroundings to optimize the quality of life for present and future generations. By perpetuating Dr. Hardin's writings, the Garrett Hardin Society will provide a meaningful framework to discuss ecological, economic, demographic, and ethical issues."
Networking for a Common Future in Sustainability
NCFS is attempting to trigger reflections regarding the Problematique among members of the public. The development of adequate awareness, the introduction of a process of public information and an attempt at clarifying key governance issues in the public mind are our primary goals.
James Robertson - Working for a Sane Alternative
An independent writer and speaker helping to change the direction of human progress for the better.
Daily local, national and International news about democracy, social justice & the environment.
Science for Peace
A Canadian organization of natural scientists, engineers, social scientists, scholars and lay people concerned about peace, justice and making an environmentally sustainable future.
Union of Concerned Scientists
An independent non-profit alliance of 50,000 concerned citizens and scientists across the USA who augment rigorous scientific analysis with innovative thinking and committed citizen advocacy to build a cleaner, healthier environment and safer society.
Union of International Associations
A non-profit clearing house for information on over 40,000 international organizations and constituencies with their global challenges.
UIA Documents: Selected Papers, Reports, Studies and Project Commentaries
United Nations Association in Canada
A Canadian charitable organization mandated to engage the Canadian public in the work of the United Nations and critical international issues, teaching a global perspective.
World Citizen Foundation
The World Citizen Foundation is a nonprofit nonpartisan think-tank dedicated to the design of solutions to international problems based on the fundamental principles of equal human dignity, liberty, democracy and constitutionally protected basic rights of all.
A non-profit public policy research organization dedicated to fostering Sustainable Development by informing policymakers and the public about emerging global problems and trends, namely the complex links between the world economy and its environmental support systems.
A discussion of modern information media and cyberculture transforming perception, thought, communication and cooperation concerning global issues.
Bruce Buchanan, GPC Director
A Systems View of Sustainability
The problems of society which impact on long term development and sustainability are systemic problems. The complexity of such problems cannot be grasped, much less managed, in the absence of a systems approach and strategy.
Don Chisholm, GPC Director
Energy and the Skyrocket Society
All energy used by humans originated in the sun and went through a series of transformations here on Earth.
What lies behind the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)? The Quebec Wall
An anthology of ecological, philosophical, spiritual, economic and cultural articles, editorials and reviews exploring the values of the planetary Ecosphere, its ecosystems, communities and wild species - as the natural and time-tested source of a new and compelling "Earth Ethic" for humanity.
Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems
The Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) presents a comprehensive, authoritative, and integrated body of knowledge of life support systems. It is a forward-looking publication, designed as a global guide to professional practice, education, and heightened social awareness of critical life support issues.
European Statistical Laboratory
Sustainable Development Indicators
A thematic characterization of environmental policy and influencing societal sectors.
Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. Google Earth is a free geographic information system program compatible with both personal computers and MacIntosh.
Steve Kurtz, GPC Director
Feedback and Dis-equilibrium in Human Overpopulation
Global scientists agree that the human population level and trend are unsustainable.
William McDonough & Michael Braungart
Cradle To Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
A manifesto calling for the transformation of human industry through ecologically intelligent design.
Dick Richardson, GPC Drector and Patricia Richardson
The Art and Science of Conservation, Preservation and Restoration
Species diversity is shrinking rapidly and at an increasing rate.
Michael C. Ruppert
From The Wilderness Publications
Publication of documented truth and the letting go of fear through education.
Earthdance: Living Systems in Evolution
A book inspiring philosophic conceptions of what it means to our species to be part of a living planetary system, grounded in the work of James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis.
Sustainability; a Choice to Consider
Books and papers that help clarify the goal of sustainability and the "Question of Direction".
Vrije University, Amsterdam
Geophysiology: the science of Gaia
A young, global-level science as envisaged by James Lovelock, studying Biogeochemical Impact and Geophysiological Homeostasis.