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BFI’S NEW LIBRARY AT THE MUSHROOM FARM

The Institute has opened a new library and learning lounge in Pescadero, California.

DESIGN SCIENCE IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO POLITICS

We cordially invite you to dive into Design Science with us and become a member of BFI during our year-end membership drive. As Fuller said, “Our survival won’t depend on political or economic systems. It’s going to depend on the courage of the individual to speak the truth, and to speak it lovingly and not destructively.” 

TRIMTAB SPACE CAMP: NEW COURSE

Join Buckminster Fuller Institute’s community for Trimtab Space Camp an online 5-week learning experience on cutting edge topics in systems thinking and design science.

AN EXPERIMENT IN INDIVIDUAL INITIATIVE 

What does a method of slowing aircraft overrunning a runway have to do with the pioneering work of designer and futurist Buckminster Fuller? 

2020 GLOBAL SOLUTIONS LAB WITH MEDARD GABEL

Medard Gabel is running a virtual 2020 Global Solutions Lab from June 21-29, 2020.  Students and young professionals will be briefed by the UN experts (from the UN Development Program, UN Environmental Program, UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO, and other UN agencies) to develop comprehensive strategies for solving some of the world’s most critical problems and present their work to the UN. 

FIVE TWO-YEAR PHASES OF THE DESIGN SCIENCE DECADE

We are now two months into what BFI is calling “the second Design Science Decade” and we are right on track to fulfill Fuller’s vision of retooling the world to work for 100% of life in 10 years.

WE ARE ONE WORLD

“We are facing a tremendous crisis, a crisis of consciousness. The turning point, the perceptive decision, the challenge, is not in politics, in religion, in the scientific world; it is in our consciousness. One has to understand the consciousness of mankind, which has brought us to this point.” - J. Krishnamurti

NEW PLATFORM FOR REGEN NETWORK

Regen Network - Platform for a Thriving Planet - is an ecological contracting platform startup that offers businesses, governments, and institutions a simple way to regenerate the world’s ecosystems.

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY HOW MANY TREES TO PLANT TO STOP THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Around 0.9 billion hectares (2.2 billion acres) of land worldwide would be suitable for reforestation, which could ultimately capture two thirds of human-made carbon emissions.

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP HIGHLIGHT: TECHNE VERDE LAUNCHING COMMUNITAS.ZONE PRIVATE SOCIAL NETWORK 

Communitas.Zone is an integrated private communication and collaboration network designed for social change leaders, communities and organizations creating positive change worldwide.