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Oct 08

RMI – Natural Capitalism Panel Responses on “What gives you hope?”, October 3

A hopeful sign: "The book Natural Capitalism is doing better now than
it was ten years ago. The literacy is incredible now in terms of
sustainability."
~ Paul Hawken, Author

"Our society has moved beyond a fearful funk. Our psychology has shifted."
~ Amory Lovins, RMI

"The story of stuff is changing to distribution, invention and
manufacturing. The means to invent & DIY innovation are in
everyone’s hands."
~ Janine Benyus, Author

What gives you hope: "The right getting on board with 'Creation Care' represents a pivotal shift—the rest just has to play out."
~ Amory Lovins, RMI

What give you hope: "It is suddenly incredibly cool to be inventing in the CleanTech space."
~ Janine Benyus, Author

On optimism vs. pessimism, "Every time you argue with reality, you lose. This is where we are. We shouldn’t bemoan it."
~ Paul Hawken, Author

"I couldn’t write it better. By the end of act 2—you are fucked. So you come back after intermission. That is where we are."
~ Paul Hawken, Author

What gives you hope: "We shouldn’t doubt our kids for a second."
~ Paul Hawken, Author

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