to Solutions Journal Article:
"Creating a Game Plan for the Transition to a Sustainable U.S.
Jeffrey Hollender , Gar Alperovitz, Christina Asquith, Bill Becker,
Robert Costanza, Elliot Hoffman, Ellen Kahler, David Levine ,
Hunter Lovins, David Rapaport
originally online: www.thesolutionsjournal.com/node/626 (link
doesn't work all the time)
The article saved from www.thesolutionsjournal.com on my site:here
represents what the state of designing an ideal Earth is
today--nowhere near to actually starting portraying of what this
world should be like in order to be the optimal home to us all
(human, non-human) alike.
There is nothing lacking to start modeling such an optimal world.
All the data needed are freely available. All the knowledge needed
for such an undertaking is available...
It is as if an evil witch put a kibosh on any efforts to start
improving the conditions for life on Earth.
Nobody came after Robert Jungk to develop his ideas.
Nobody came after Donella Meadows...
Nothing came of ESDA (Envisioning a Sustainable and Desirable
All they seem to have engendered is a huge flock of enterprises,
but no model, no vision to be seen anywhere.
Even if we were after the point of no return on our way to meet the
horrible consequences of humankind's blind doings, the ideal would
greatly mollify the impact. and perhaps, would give hope to the
survivors that they could do better then the barbarians who caused
Presenting a possible Heaven on Earth would give a direction away
from forever desperately, hopelessly trying to fix the heaping
Thank you, Mr. Jan Hearthstone - ModelEarth.Org