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UNEP at Fifty

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 15. February 2021 - 10:50

In The Untold Story of the World’s Leading Environmental Institution: UNEP at Fifty, my good friend Maria Ivanova @mivanova assesses the past and imagines the future for the United Nations Environment Programme @UNEP. It features UN Secretaries-General, UNEP Executive Directors, and other leaders. My voice as a long-time UNEP collaborator and partner is included. http://bit.ly/MITPressUntoldStoryMariaIvanova.

Scientists' Warnings: Affluence

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 7. December 2020 - 0:09

Scientists' Warnings: Affluence


After a "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity in 1992, the Alliance of World Scientists (https://scientistswarning.forestry.oregonstate.edu/) issued a "World Scientists’ Warning: Second Notice" in 2017, and a "Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency" in 2019 (https://www.scientistswarning.org/).

The Global Sustainability Challenge: A Systems View of Agriculture

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 27. October 2020 - 17:07

The Global Sustainability Challenge:
A Systems View of Agriculture

Arthur Lyon Dahl
A presentation to the Agriculture Working Group
Association for Bahá'í Studies
27 September 2020

Watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_k6gnvoMKRs&feature=youtu.be

Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Submitted by Arthur Dahl on 19. March 2020 - 13:31

Does the Pandemic have a Silver Lining?

Arthur Lyon Dahl


Should we thank God for the Pandemic? It may seem weird to be thankful for a catastrophe. Human suffering is never something to be sought or revelled in. But the pandemic now sweeping the world, with its ultimate outcome still uncertain, may be a blessing in disguise or a cloud with a silver lining. Let me explain.