Power of Possibility

We are in a ‘storm’ of climate change and resource constraints. The earlier companies, cities, and countries prepare themselves for the predictable future, the better positioned they will be.

There is immense power of possibility in existing solutions (below) that are ready to deploy at scale. With them, we can make ourselves more resilient and #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day.

Leading up to Earth Overshoot Day and stemming from 100 Days of Possibility in 2021, the Power of Possibility shows many ways we can improve our resource security to reach one-planet prosperity.

microgrid

Rural Solar Power and Microgrids

solar panels on house roof

Atmos Financial

Financing Decarbonization

Land Stewardship for Low Impact Beef Production

NaturePositivity

Improved Emissions Standards for Trucks

aerial view passive house for the elderly in spain

Residencia de Ancianos

Passive House for the Elderly

Water and Wastewater Services

Building Retrofits – Multi-family housing

world map with pins on it

Vacation Closer to Home

Burning Methane

Smart Cities

eco data center

EcoDataCenter, the world’s first climate-positive data center

close up of growing rice grains

Improved Rice Production

humanscapes habitat

Humanscapes Habitat

Sustainable and Integrated Urban Living

Circular Fashion

Community-Centered Conservation

End single use plastics

smart homes

Smart and Sustainable Homes

Tree Plantations

paper money in different currencies

Carbon Pricing

construction waste recycler

Eberhard AG

Construction Waste Recycler

Batonga Foundation

Girl’s and young women’s leadership clubs

Peatland Protection and Rewetting

windmills and cows

Onshore Wind Turbines

infill housing

Infill Housing Development

Building retrofits – Single-family housing

High Performance Glass

Urban Trees

Carshare

Building Electrification

Education

Clean Cookstoves

wine and grapes with valley in background

The Alliance for Carbon Neutrality: Siena

Carbon Neutral Cities

man biking in Calanques National Park, France

DestiMED Plus

Mediterranean Ecotourism

Egyptian Smart Grid

Lending Libraries

Managed Grazing

guimaraes portugal city castle view

Guimarães, Portugal

Municipal Footprint-driven Development Strategies

Cool Roofs

Distributed Solar

Dandelion Africa

Mobile Backpack Nurses – Women’s Health

Blending Hydrogen and Natural Gas

Tree Intercropping

Green New Deal

woman harvesting lettuce in short chain food system

Foodnected

Fostering short-chain food systems in the Mediterranean

Slowing down cargo ships

Reduced Work Week

Offshore Wind Turbines

Nordbahntrasse, Northern Railway Line

Geothermal Power

Electric Vehicles

Eberhard

Low-Carbon Circular Concrete

close up photo of cotton

Fashion promoting organic natural fibers

Efficient Cooking

Smart Energy Bus Depot

Regenerative Annual Cropping

Lowering speed limits

Compact Superblocks

clothes hanging on a clothesline

Air Drying Laundry

pizza on a plate

Meatless Mondays

lamp with LED bulb

LED Lighting in Households

Battery Technology & Energy Storage Systems

Green hydrogen

People, Bees, and Trees

China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation

Biodiversity Conservation in our Neighborhoods

Climate Appropriate Clothing

Silvopasture

Renewable energy

Refrigerant Management

15-Minute City

Smart meters and dynamic pricing

Congestion pricing in cities

laptop video conferencing

Replace business travel with video conferencing

tropical forest

Restore and protect tropical forests

Reuse and recycle furniture and furnishings

High Speed Rail

eBikes

male and female birth control methods

Women’s and girl’s reproductive health

Reforming parking in cities

Electric Heat Pumps

Traditional building design

Energy efficient household appliances

woman looking at clothes on rack

Giving clothing a longer life

Cargo Bikes

Shift towards a plant-based diet

Green Roofs

view of market on the street

Eating local

row of parked bicycles near street

Bicycle Infrastructure

Center for Biological Diversity

Endangered Species Condoms

Food Waste

Low Energy Office Park IntenCity

mangrove aquaculture

Global Nature Fund

Integrated Mangrove Aquaculture