Monthly Archives: February 2010

Integral Lessons from Permaculture Living

Tim Winton, founder and managing director of Permaforest Trust, a not-for-profit sustainability education organization in New South Wales, Australia, joins ZOOM’D to describe his many years of on-the-ground experience with permaculture and to offer important lessons for communities transitioning to sustainable living. Tim builds understanding about permaculture and its relevance to the great transition in […]

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Age of the Unthinkable

Joshua Cooper Ramo, Managing Director of Kissinger Associates and author of The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do About It, joins ZOOM’D to describe our entry into a revolutionary age—one laden with unprecedented dislocation and disruption as well as vast potential for new fortunes, […]

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Architecture of Transition

John Petersen, leading futurist, president and founder of The Arlington Institute, and author of A Vision for 2012 plus several other books, joins ZOOM’D for a continuing exploration about planning for extraordinary change in this era of great transition. Petersen’s particular focus on the architecture of transition addresses the evolution and structure of the new […]

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Our Food… Our Growing Power

Erika Allen, Chicago Projects Manager for Growing Power, a nationally acclaimed non-profit and land trust that provides equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe, and affordable food, joins ZOOM’D to explore the concept of “urban farming.” The goal is to convert vacant plots of land in underused parts of our cities into productive farms. As our […]

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