Despite the zealous attempts by Moses Znaimer and virtually every other ‘cool’ Zoomer of my generation, an apparently self evident fact is being ignored. The fact? Zoomers are no longer actually cool or with-it, yet they (we for many of us) are in deep denial of this.
Why should you be part of a solution when you can profit more from adding to the problem? This seems to be the defining question of my generation, a generation which in my opinion, in the rear-view mirror of history, will equal the infamous Nero generation who fiddled away the Roman Empire. In 1969 Pollution […]
JC Scott takes an impactful snap shot of a girl chasing bubbles, leading him to question the actions we take now which will leave an indelible mark on the planet to be inherited by a younger generation.
Just like the French and American revolutions, the Occupy Wall Street Movement is motivated by the need for change in world equity and is inspired by hope, equality and freedom
Climate change is happening even faster than scientists originally predicted. It’s time to stop talking about trivialities — and talk about what matters most.
If our planet were a corporate entity like the big banks or financial houses, wouldn’t we also deem it “too big to fail” and do everything in our power to prevent catastrophic consequences?
The Third World War has already started, writes eco-designer J.C. Scott, and it’s all around us — in our air, our water, our land.
With rising energy costs, rising temperatures, rising environmental awareness and the role you play in all that locally and globally, why wouldn’t you just do it? It’s the right thing for our planet. J.C. Scott bypasses the soft talk for a message we need to hear.
In the late 1960s and early 70s, JC Scott grew his hair as a uniform of non-conformity, a sign of commitment to a counter-culture movement, which for many people included living sustainably. Almost 40 years later, JC has grown his hair long again. His reasons haven’t changed much, but the planet has. This is his statement.
On a fishing trip to wildly breathtaking Haida Gwaii, environmentalist and designer J.C. Scott ponders the ecological impact of his trip, the wind power proposed and opposed for the region, how to help crabs migrate, and how to stop offshore oil drilling if we don’t have the option of alternate sources of energy — all this while fishing in some of the world’s most exciting waters.