Category Archives: Zee Extras

Free eBook | One Planet Thriving: Serious Urban Solutions for 12 Serious Problems

Download a free copy of the eBook on establishing a sustainable lake house with friends, a solution that simultaneously provides (1) a lifeboat community in case of hard times, (2) an affordable, permaculture, weekend getaway, and (3) a way of transitioning from urban status quo to one planet thriving.

Democracy? 25% Elect Obama (similar to other elections)

Turnout for the 2012 Presidential election was 126 M out of about 219 M eligible voters (57.5%; as of 11/7/12; also see, American University’s Center for the Study of the American Electorate), a lower turnout than 2008. Barack Obama won with 62,049,770 votes (49.25% of turnout; 28.33% of eligible voters) to Mitt Romney’s 58,757,388 (46.63% […]

Dialog with Sustainable Business Students

I just gave a talk on sustainable well-being to Tom Eggert’s class, Topics in Sustainable Business Practice, at UW-Madison. I’ve given a talk every year for the last 5 or so and every time it’s very rewarding, stimulating, and encouraging to hear thoughtful students engaging with this fascinating subject. In the past, I’ve spent more […]