Ideas

Climate Impacts – Businesses Must Adapt

    [The Institute has already had several symposiums and webinars on the climate crisis and natural resources.  It is the most pressing and urgent threat to civilization in the long-term.  To prepare for this threat it has already been established that while the costs of preparation and prevention or delay are great, they are […]

 

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China vs. the U.S.: Competing Visions

            China and the U.S. provide quite different visions of how to serve their citizens and how to help the rest of the world.               China is an authoritarian state run by one political party, China’s Communist Party (CCP). China spends most of its energy in producing Chinese goods, jobs and skilled workers.  It […]

 

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Give the Gift of Insight this Holiday Season!

  We have all heard or read about the supply-chain disruptions that are happening around the world.  We all feel the recent impact of inflation on many items.  We are not sure what to give our loved ones and friends for the holidays.  We don’t want to add to the climate crisis with triggering any […]

 

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Resident CO2

[Note: This subject was one of the key points discussed in the 10/24/21 Symposium “The Climate Crisis:  The Big and Urgent Things” .  The edited video of this event is now live for all Institute members.  Just go to the “member login” at the top of the home page, sign in and you can watch […]

 

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Will Negative Emissions Technology Save Our Climate? – Reducing Emissions is Necessary but not Sufficient

This column was written by Bob Bunting  Bob is the CEO of the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Center  A neighbor of ours in Sarasota FL.  We are excited to have him as a participant at our October 24 symposium “The Climate Crisis:  The Big and Urgent Things” This is must read article for subscribers who […]

 

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Have You Signed up for the Free Webinar this Sunday September 19?

  Please sign-up for our free webinar for members and guests on Sunday September 19, 2021 by going here to our home page and click on Register Now. https://sarasotainstitute.global/   First to review. After our two successful Symposiums in January and February 2020, we had to convert to virtual only for a series of webinars. […]

 

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What are you Doing on Sunday September 19 at 2p eastern time U.S.?

Hopefully, by the end of this column, you will answer that you will be attending the relaunch webinar of The Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank!   As we wrote in a recent email, the Institute is relaunching “post-COVID-19”.   Now, we have a special invitation to the thousands + subscribers like you […]

 

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Utopia or Oblivion?

  “Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment… Humanity is in a final exam as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in the Universe.” – R. Buckminster Fuller, Utopia or Oblivion                     Fuller wrote this back in 1969, an […]

 

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We are Relaunching the Sarasota Institute Post COVID-19

  We had our last in person symposium on February 29, 2020.  Three days later we cancelled our scheduled symposiums due to the lock down.  We then converted all our programming to virtual, on-line webinars.  During this time, we doubled our membership and provided thought provoking presentations and dialogues.  We are now ready to relaunch […]

 

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The Wicked7 Project Meets the #ForkintheRoad

What are we going to do now?  The #forkintheroad which Buckminster Fuller warned us about is here now >> “Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment… Humanity is in a final exam as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in the Universe.”    What will […]

 

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