Ecological Civilization

March 2024 Newsletter – SPECIAL! News from David Korten

March 29, 2024

Dear Friends,

With this special newsletter I am launching my just-released paper – “Eco-nomics for an Ecological Civilization” – presenting a framework for a new economics grounded in our deepening understanding of life and our distinctive human nature and potential.

What we now call […]

2024-04-23T14:42:45-07:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Eco-nomics, Ecological Civilization, Economics, Ego-nomics, Newsletter|

Eco-nomics for an Ecological Civilization

March 29, 2024

This paper, a companion to my earlier paper “Ecological Civilization: From Emergency to Emergence,” outlines a big picture conceptual and interdisciplinary framework for a new eco-nomics that recognizes our distinctive human nature and purpose as living beings born of and nurtured by a living Earth. This new eco-nomics is dedicated […]

2024-04-02T11:27:46-07:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: Earth Charter, Eco-nomics, Ecological Civilization, Living Democracy|

A Distinctive Species with Distinctive Responsibilities

February 29, 2024

Dear Friends,

My January newsletter column focused on the Earth Charter as a bridge between the conservative commitment to preserving the family and community values of our past and the progressive focus on moving forward to actualize our potential as a now interconnected global species. This February column takes on the discussion of human […]

2024-03-12T15:39:20-07:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Humanity, Newsletter, Sacred Story|

Ecological Civilization: Naming and Creating the Future We Want

December 11, 2023

Dear Friends,

I hope you were among the many to see the webinar I participated in on November 28, entitled “East and West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization.” If not, you can find a recording of the webinar on the Earth Charter International’s YouTube channel.  In the webinar, I joined three colleagues, Zia […]

2023-12-18T19:14:32-08:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: Earth Community, Ecological Civilization, Newsletter|

East and West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization – scripts

On November 28, 2023, David participated in a webinar, “East and West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization,” hosted by Earth Charter International. He joined Zia Chen from China, Andrew Schwartz from the United States, and Sukhyun Park from South Korea to explore three defining questions:

  1. What is an Ecological Civilization?
  1. What are the possible […]
2023-12-12T10:46:17-08:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: China, Earth Charter, Ecological Civilization, Global Community|

You’re Invited! East-West Dialogue on Ecological Civilization

Newsletter – November 17, 2023
(For more newslsetters, visit HERE…)

This page has been updated with the link to the recording of the webinar. 

Dear Friends,

Mark your calendars for an important and timely event! This webinar is especially timely, given the recent talks between the United States and China to improve communication and explore common interests, […]

2023-12-01T13:13:52-08:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: China, Ecological Civilization, Global Community, Newsletter|

Earth, Religion, and the Human Future

David Korten spoke (remotely) for the April 23, 2023 Earth Day service at Saltwater UU Church in Des Moines, WA, at the invitation of Dick Burkhart and Saltwater’s Climate Action Network. 

It is my delight to join you all to share my Earth Day thoughts on “Earth, Religion, and the Human Future.” My thanks to Rev […]

2023-05-16T17:54:59-07:00May 14th, 2023|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Religion, Sacred Earth|

Let’s Ask the Right Questions

Newsletter – February 8, 2023
(For more Newsletter Essays, visit HERE…)

Dear Friends,

This is the first of my newly redesigned newsletters. In each, I will share my thoughts on current events and other matters related to our shared commitment to creating a world that works for all people and the living Earth. I hope […]

2023-10-17T18:04:42-07:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Newsletter|
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