EcoIQ Magazine Features

Feature Articles & Book Excerpts

This section of EcoIQ Magazine includes feature articles published here as well as links to features published elsewhere. All have been selected for their value in contributing to our growing understanding of the policies and strategies most helpful in building sustainability. An archive of older feature articles and book excerpts from EcoIQ Magazine is also linked below.

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Unburnable Fuels: Removing Reserves From The Balance Sheet
By Micha Tomkiewicz

Several recent reports suggest that markets are now overlooking the risk of ‘unburnable carbon.’ The share prices of oil, gas and coal companies depend in part on their reserves. The more fossil fuels a firm has underground, the more valuable its shares. But what if some of those reserves can never be dug up and burned? More…

The "Unusual" Yet Ubiquitous Left-Right Alliance: Towards an Anti-Establishment Center
By Sam Husseini

Every time you have this convergence of progressives and conservatives against the establishment, it's regarded as "unusual" "odd" or "bizarre" … There are in fact two "centers" – one that is pro-war and Wall Street (the establishment center) – and another that is pro-peace and populist (the anti-establishment center). More…

Archived Feature Articles

The Living Universe: Where Are We?
Who Are We? Where Are We Going?

By Duane Elgin

An excerpt from Chapter 7: Humanity Is Halfway Home of the visionary new book The Living Universe. Elgin is the bestselling author of Voluntary Simplicity (more than 150,000 sold) and an internationally recognized speaker, author, and social visionary who looks beneath the surface turbulence of our times to explore the deeper trends that are transforming our world. More…

What We Learned in the Rainforest
What We Learned in the Rainforest

What We Learned in the Rainforest
Business Lessons from Nature

By Tachi Kiuchi and Bill Shireman

In the rainforest, nature uses feedback to "close the loop." In the face of limits, feedback triggers adaptations that lessen or make an end-run around physical constraints. In business, companies like Coors use feedback to "close the loop," triggering innovations that lead to new products, processes, businesses, and profits. More…

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