Friday, 4 June 2010

New ecojournal: "Solutions"

Robert Costanza's Solutions journal is well-designed, scientifically reliable, and understandable by lay readers. Its editorial board includes David Orr, Paul Hawken, Elinor Ostrom, David Suzuki, Bill McKibben, Ray Anderson, Jacqueline McGlade, Wes Jackson, Richard Heinberg, and many more.

"It's exactly what we need! Careful and accurate accounts of the next steps that we need to take. We know the problems--now we need the answers." -- Bill McKibben

Its July/August issue on Appalachia showcases the writings of Wendell Berry, John Todd, Adam Lewis, Sarah Forbes, Eric Reese, and is dedicated to presenting innovative and alternative solutions for the challenges facing Appalachia. The September/October issue on Getting to 350ppm includes pieces on the smart grid, ecosystem services, democracy in China, open source information, geo-engineering, and much more. Authors include Bill McKibben, Gus Speth, Peter Fox-Penner, Joe Passacantado, Chuck Green, and the entire group.

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