The future - what future? Herbert Girardet | 31st July 2023 The first ever ‘summit of the future’ will be staged by the United Nations next year. It might be our last chance. Towards an Indigenous economics Herbert Girardet | 1st May 2023 How pre-industrial societies and cultures mesh together with their host environments. The metabolism of modern cities Herbert Girardet | 13th February 2023 We must urgently move from Petropolis and dependence on fossil fuels to Ecopolis supported by regenerative economies. Biosphere and technosphere Herbert Girardet | 28th November 2022 Faced with a planetary emergency, is deep ecological transformation, a ‘megamorphosis’ of modern society, still a possibility? Leverage points: a 60 year legacy Herbert Girardet | 26th September 2022 The threat posed to nature and society by the massive expansion of industrial, fossil fuel economies was discussed by a generation of authors 60 years ago. What can they teach us today? Amazonia ablaze Brendan Montague | 19th August 2022 Professor Herbert Girardet today launches a major new series of essays - Megamorphosis - exclusively with The Ecologist. Cities of the future Herbert Girardet | 11th November 2021 Creating regenerative urban systems is a key to solving the many interconnected crises of our times.