Belonging as a Universal Design Principle: Bioneers 2017

As a behavioral scientist, it’s always inspiring and affirming when others get to the lowest common denominator and it’s behavior change. It happened last week at […]

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Design Thinking for Good Governance

Back in grad school, I wrote an National Science Foundation (NSF) proposal called Policy as Design. It was an extension of my work with the Research […]

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5 Biomimicry Principles for Collective Intelligence

I’ve been reading my esteemed colleague Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker’s Teeming: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World for the past few […]

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Growing Buildings Using Atmospheric Carbon

My approach to helping address climate change and wellness challenges integrates behavioral sciences, design thinking, biomimicry, and meditation. In this post, I want to explore and […]

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The Future: 5 Pillars of Biomimetic Wellness

On the heels of my last post about mindfulness, and my recently launched book, which focuses on the connections between human health, climate change, and social […]

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Climate Leadership: Not a Moment to Lose

With the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement, several setbacks loom for global efforts to address climate change. According to climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, these […]

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The Biomimicry of Vipassana

Recently I participated in a ten-day Vipassana Meditation Training in the California desert. It had been on my bucket list for over a decade, so I […]

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Germany and U.S. Lead Vegan Charge

Excitingly, a recent study indicates that healthier diets could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the food production system AND the healthcare system by reducing […]

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Design Thinking for Engagement

Recently, we melded design thinking process with behavioral science methods to facilitate a breakout session at Acterra’s Spring Green Team Forum. My goal, along with my intrepid […]

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3 International Renewable Energy Wins

As we ramp up our technology portfolio for AZENTIVE, which includes wind, solar, sanitation, heating, cooling, and lighting technologies, I was curious to see what […]

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