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The New Worldchanging Is Coming
Cameron SinclairAfter a long hiatus we are coming back. In September my organization, Architecture for Humanity acquired Worldchanging and all its assets. Starting in November we will begin to merge this site with Open Architecture Network to create a robust and informed network to bring solutions to global challenges to life.

Help Promote the New Worldchanging Book
WC-OfficeIt's been seven years in the making, but the new Worldchanging book is finally here. Now we need your help this week getting this young...

Worldchanging 2.0: Abuzz with New Solutions
WorldChanging TeamThe future of green is orange: within the 600 pages of the new Worldchanging book, you'll find the global sustainability movement redefined. This is a...

Urban Futures Speaker, Alex Steffen
WorldChanging Team Looking for a speaker for your upcoming conference, meeting or lecture series? Alex Steffen (Worldchanging's co-founder and editor, for those just joining us) is...

Announcing the New Worldchanging Book!
WorldChanging Team We are extremely pleased to be able to announce the new edition of Worldchanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century, to be released...

Alex's Town Hall Seattle Talks
WorldChanging TeamIn 2009 Alex spoke at Town Hall Seattle over the course of two nights about how cities are the fulcrum point for leveraging a bright...

Alex's Pop!Tech Talk
WorldChanging TeamIn 2006 Alex spoke at Pop!Tech about how the biggest barriers to building a sustainable planet are political, not technological. Here, he offers an actionable...

The Good News Paradox: Reflecting on the Human Development Index
Alex AylettThis year's Human Development Index (HDI) came out last week and it was full of good news. The HDI started out 20 years ago to...

Worldchanging Canada: Four Years and Going Strong!
Alex SteffenCongratulations to our team mates at Worldchanging Canada, who have just celebrated four years of great Canada-focused content. All month they'll be looking back at...

Thanks for Coming to the 'State of the Future' Talk!
WorldChanging TeamThank you to everyone who came out to see our "State of the Future" talk at Town Hall Seattle last night. The audience was great...

Newspaper Wood: From Tree to Paper to Wood
Alison KillingAlison Killing reports on an exciting new closed loop paper-to-wood product. Kranthout ("newspaper wood" in Dutch) is a new product that has been developed by...

Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post-Carbon World
Amanda ReedPatrick M. Condon, the James Taylor Chair in Landscape and Liveable Environments at the University of British Columbia, has just written a new book Seven...

The State of the Future: Hear All About It Tonight!
WorldChanging TeamTickets are still available -- only $5 at Brown Paper Tickets! If you're in Seattle, we look forward to seeing you this evening at Town...

Game for Change: Fate of the World
Yale Environment 360New Computer Game Simulates Challenges of Global Warming A British company has developed a new computer game that allows players to save the planet from...

The Conventional Energy Trap: Hermann Scheer [1944-2010]
Alex AylettHermann Scheer, pioneering German Parliamentarian and renewable energy advocate, died earlier this month. Scheer was the driving force behind Germany's Renewable Energy Act, thanks to...