Posts Tagged ‘dana meadows’

Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management

Dominic Stucker, August 30th, 2014
Taking a systems approach inspired by Donella Meadows, Fellow Dominic Stucker and Elena Lopez-Gunn co-edited a case study volume for Earthscan / Routledge entitled “Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management: Capacity, Equity and Sustainability.” The project received seed funding from Brown University and involved 45 early career and senior contributors from across disciplines and

“Restore My Climate” Video by Jenna Rice Wins Third Place in National Competition

Dominic Stucker, June 30th, 2014
“My name is Jenna Rice and I live in a small town in Vermont. I am a homeschool student in my junior year focusing on learning about farming and sustainable agriculture. I am doing things like growing a garden, training a team of oxen, and working on a small farm. I made the video below for

Active Hope Workshop with Joanna Macy

Dominic Stucker, October 30th, 2013
Joanna Macy and Edie Farwell; photo by Huma Beg Read the full workshop report here. The seed for this year’s Donella Meadows Leadership Fellows Workshop with Joanna Macy was planted by Fellows attending our annual workshop two years ago at the Cobb Hill ecovillage in Vermont. In spite of increasing good work occurring in the world, participants

Exploring Pathways to Systems Change

Dominic Stucker, April 5th, 2013
Andaman Forest, a Natural System. By Anna da Costa By Anna da Costa When it comes to making the world a better place, there is no dearth of ideas out there. Some believe in the power of markets to level playing fields and distribute dwindling resources. Some see our best hopes in technological innovation and smart systems.

Systems Thinking through Art in Nature

Dominic Stucker, April 14th, 2012
Art pieces by Jay Mead, Michaelyn Bachhuber, Nirmala Nair, and Dominic Stucker By Dominic Stucker, Program Manager at Sustainability Leaders Network. Systems thinking and creativity are essential for bringing about the transition to sustainability. Systems thinking helps us assemble diverse stakeholders to better understand the integrated economic, social, and environmental systems we seek to change. Creativity and art help

From ‘Limits to Growth’ to ‘Life Beyond Growth’

Dominic Stucker, March 7th, 2012
By Dominic Stucker, Program Manager at Sustainability Leaders Network. This piece also appeared in the March 2012 issue of The Systems Thinker. Celebrating the Publication of Limits to Growth The Club of Rome and the Smithsonian Institute hosted the symposium Perspectives on Limits to Growth: Challenges to Building a Sustainable Planet in Washington, DC on March 1 to celebrate the 40th anniversary