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Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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Politics: Peril and Promise

How Russia’s blockade of Ukrainian grain shipments exposes cracks in the global food distribution system  “If we do not feed people, we feed conflict.” — Antonio Guterres, U.N. Secretary General…

“It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” — Yogi Berra You’d think everybody would be sick of this stuff by now. Resource wars, dictators, armies, death and general…

In the early 1990s, I was invited to give a talk at a conference on “ecological design” at Cooper Union College in New York City. There, in the main auditorium,…

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Books by Philip S. Wenz

Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods.

This upcoming book discussed three possible futures — ” bad,” “good,” and “likely” — for the planet and humanity in the Anthropocene.

Read the Synopsis.