May 28, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

VUCA Scenario Planning for Climate Risk Management


By Bob Leonard and David Ross   The uncertainty and complexity associated with our climate crisis makes it difficult for many companies to figure out how to tackle it. What is the way forward? In a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world, we have little confidence in how to proceed. Scenario Planning helps us develop […]

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May 5, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Let me make this perfectly clear…


by Bob Leonard     Someone asked me if our current pause in economic activity, resulting in a contraction of GDP growth, is like the Finite Earth Economy (FEE). No, it is definitely not. If it were, you could answer these questions with a “Yes”:   Is it part of a plan to achieve a […]

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March 31, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Naïve Boomers Get Zoom-Bombed


by Bob Leonard   We did it to replace an in-person event where I was going to present Moving to a Finite Earth Economy and do a book signing. Of course, it was cancelled. So we planned a Zoom event. Until then, we had only used Zoom for meetings with a specific, small group of […]

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March 25, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts

Replacing Our Mr. Hyde Version of Capitalism


by Bob Leonard   Our current form of capitalism is a dead man walking. It will die for a number of reasons. A capitalist economic system is not inherently good or bad. It has a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde quality. There’s no better system for catalyzing innovation. But, when manipulated to rig the system, […]

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March 3, 2020 | FEE Content, FEE Posts



by David Houle   Last week I wrote about the climate change conference that The Sarasota Institute – A 21st Century Think Tank  was presenting. Called “A Leap Year Look at Climate Change” it was unique in the sense that in the morning was the 2020 updated reality of what the climate crisis now looks like. […]

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