A rapid response webinar on the nuclear implications of the invasion of the Ukraine. Professor Tatsujiro Suzuki will cover:

Meet the MetaModerns: An Emerging Movement Has A Radical Alternative Approach to Social Change

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Rufus Pollock, PhD

Rufus is an entrepreneur, activist and author as well as a long-term zen practitioner. He is passionate about finding wiser, weller ways to live together. He wants his child (and all children) to live in a world of love, abundance and wisdom. He has founded several successful for-profit and nonprofit initiatives (and some unsuccessful ones) including Life Itself, Open Knowledge Foundation, and Datopian. His book Open Revolution is about making a radically freer and fairer information age and has been translated into multiple languages. His next book, Wiser Societies, is about the cultural dark matter that enables societies be wiser (and weller). Previously he has been the Mead Fellow in Economics at the University of Cambridge as well as a Shuttleworth and Ashoka Fellow. A recognized global expert on the information society, he has worked with G7 governments, IGOs like the UN, Fortune 500s as well as many civil society organizations. He holds a PhD in Economics and a double first in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Find out more about his work on his website: rufuspollock.com.

Michael Lerner

Host Michael Lerner

Michael is the president and co-founder of Commonweal. His principal work at Commonweal is with the Cancer Help Program, Healing Circles, Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies, the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, and The New School at Commonweal. He was the recipient of a MacArthur Prize Fellowship for contributions to public health in 1983 and is author of Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Therapies (MIT Press).

Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves.

Author Kim Stanley Robinson discusses his latest book, “Ministry for the Future”.

Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival

Systemic Risks and the Four Dilemmas of our Time

Chemicals, Declining Fertility and the Polycrisis.

Dr. David Korowicz, a physicist and human systems ecologist, discusses anticipatory preparedness and resilience.

What Happens in Texas Won’t Stay in Texas webinar with Michael Webber

Education, empowerment, employment and economics: tools for building a promising future.

Round table discussion with Joan Diamond, Steve Heilig, Samantha Suppiah, Ed Saltzberg, and Jason Groves hosted by Christina Conklin

The World That Food Made

Navigating a Path Between Fantasy and Doom – A Top-Down Overview

OMEGA webinar with grassroots community organizers

Isabel Castillo, Ebony Guy, Duane Edwards and Russel Chisholm will be in conversation with Shorey Myers

Co-hosted by Virginia Organizing, Foresight Analysis Nexus (FAN), The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB), and The Resilience Project (TRP)

While the Global Challenges faced by OMEGA are wide-ranging, the impacts are concretely felt by communities on the front lines. Three grassroots organizers working on issues including racism, climate change, and extractive industries share their views on the Global Challenges, the impacts felt by communities, and the intersectional work needed to accelerate our transition to a just, sustainable and resilient world.

Farming and eating during times of COVID19

Covid-19: Learning from the crisis and re-imagining he future for environmental and climate challenges

Thomas Homer Dixon addresses the Upside of Down, his forthcoming book Commanding Hope, and the Cascade Institute.

A framework by which we can understand and respond to the COVID-19 crisis while anticipating its consequences and preparing for what’s next.