Shifts in Global Water Systems – Markers of a New Geological Epoch: the Anthropocene

  A new geologic epoch, “The Anthropocene,” is characterized by humanity’s growing dominance of Earth’s environment and a planetary transformation as profound as the last epoch-defining event — the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago.   By way of illustration: Humanity has cleared an area the size of South …

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science

By Hazel Henderson When US astronaut Dr. Sally Ride returned from her space trip in 1983, she exclaimed that NASA should have a Mission To Planet Earth! This led to NASA’s “Earth”, an ongoing program of research into how our planet functions based on Earth Systems Science. I was a science …

CSRwire News Alert – Welcome to “Rugged Collaborationism” + Measuring Business Sustainability With Earth Systems Science

Measuring the Sustainability of Business: From Economism To Earth Systems Science Twenty-five years ago, pictures of our planet taken by NASA showed how our living biosphere captures the daily shower of free photons from the Sun teaching us that we did not need to dig in the Earth’s crust for …