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Ellen Moyer, "How to Thrive While Creating a Sustainable World"

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We Really CAN Create a Sustainable World, and Thrive While Doing So

Right now may be the most exciting, most dangerous, and most important time to be alive in all of human history. Our current crises call on us to upgrade to a new way of life that will sustain us and our world far into the future. We already have the capacities and tools we need to succeed. Action is everything, because our scarcest resource is time. Specific practical, effective, and enjoyable actions you and I take now will help us and our world prosper, not just in the future but immediately. We have so much to gain, including better health, a cleaner environment, a stable climate, healthy ecosystems, sustainable use of resources, and a thriving economy.

With a B.A. in anthropology, an M.S. in environmental engineering, a Ph.D. in civil engineering, and 30 years of consulting experience, Dr. Ellen Moyer is a registered professional engineer and a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional. She helps government agencies and Fortune 500 companies clean up hazardous waste sites, prevent environmental damage, analyze impacts, and provide educational outreach. Dr. Moyer has authored 25 professional articles and 3 books and co-presented more than 100 seminars in North America and Europe. She is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Her talk will be based on her latest book, Our Earth, Our Species, Our Selves: How to Thrive While Creating a Sustainable World. Her website is www.ellenmoyerphd.com (http://www.ellenmoyerphd.com/).