Michael Tobis

Michael Tobis

Michael Tobis, editor-in-chief of Planet3.0 and site cofounder, has always been interested in the interface between science and public policy. He holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences where he developed a 3-D ocean model on a custom computing platform. He has been involved in sustainability conversations on the internet since 1992, has been a web software developer since 2000, and has been posting sustainability articles on the web since 2007.

Recent Articles

Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly.

– Herman Kahn

Clive Hamilton

This was slow going for me; partly his speaking from a script and partly the density of that script, with a fairly generous frosting of Aussie, made it hard to follow. But I found what he had to say enlightening and worth the effort.

“Few progressives have turned around to face the future. And one can see why.”