Ecocentricity Blog

Ecocentricity Blog

A monthly blog by John Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and grandson

of the late Ray C. Anderson.  Musings from John as he manages the private family foundation

that keeps Ray's legacy alive.

Content from this campaign

Ecocentricity Blog: Price Wars
This is a great time for the country to shift its economic priorities. Rather than try to lead the world in producing oil, what if the U.S. instead focused on leading the world in renewable energy?
Mar 25, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: COVID-19
John Lanier has decided to write his weekly Ecocentricity blog about the COVID-19 virus, and the reason is simple - He's an environmentalist because of his love for humanity, and the actions that we all take now in response to this virus can save human lives.
Mar 18, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Hot Off the Digital Presses
As the world changes and climate action becomes more urgent, we will need the latest data on what we can all do to solve this enormous challenge.
Mar 11, 2020 10:00 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Trash Turned Into Treasure
After taking a deep breath she smelled…nothing. If anything, it smelled like crisp, fresh, unpolluted air. She didn’t detect any unpleasant odors that she would have previously associated with composting.
Mar 4, 2020 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Free-Riders
We need to stop our collective carbon-loading of the atmosphere, but that need is often met by objections like “my emissions are small so they’re okay” or “what about China and India?” Classic free-rider justification.
Feb 26, 2020 9:30 AM ET