Bob Doppelt’s Recent Presentations & Workshops

Upcomming Presentations for 2014

January 27, 5th Annual Earth Care Summit, Portland, OR

February 21, Natural History Society, Eugene, OR

April 20, Loving the Earth: Awareness, Action and Celebration, Spirit Rock, CA

Recent 2014 Presentations

January 15, Wednesday Morning Group, Spirit Rock, CA

January 15, Yoga Kula, Berkeley, CA

January 16, Pacific Institute, Oakland CA

January 16, Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley, CA

2013 Presentations and Workshops

Tuesday, June 11 workshop for 60 Teachers of Buddhism and Mindfulness at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA

Sunday, May 19, presentation and workshop at First Congregation United Church of Christ, Salem, OR (Video)

Wednesday, May 8, presentation a the University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Thursday, April 25, Kehr Keynote Lecture on The Environment at Blue Ridge Community College, Hendersonville, NC

Wednesday, April 24, workshop for the Blue Ridge Sustainability Institute, Asheville, NC

Tuesday, April 23, workshop for the Office of Sustainability, City of Raleigh, NC

Monday, April 22, workshop for the Office of Sustainability, City of Durham, NC

Saturday, April 20, presentation at Earth Day Responses to Climate Change: Awareness, Action, and Celebration, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA

Wednesday, April 10, keynote talk at the Climate Change and the Common Good Conference, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana

Friday, April 6, webinar presentation to Bard College, NY, students, faculty, and affiliated stakeholders and partners

Tuesday, April 2, panel presentation on social resilience at the National Adaptation Forum, Denver, CO

Monday, March 28, hour long interview on KLOS Los Angeles, CA

Wednesday, March 13, presentation at the Climate, Cities, and Behavior Symposium, the Garrison Institute, NY

Friday, March 1, webinar presentation to the Consultative Group on Biodiversity Funders Group

Thursday, February 7, talk given to Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley, CA

Thursday, February 7, workshop for the sustainability and mayors staff, City of Berkeley, CA

Wednesday, February 6, workshop for the SF Environment, City of San Francisco, CA

2012 Presentations and Workshops

Wednesday, December 19, panel discussion with former Oregon Public Broadcasting staff on historic changes in Oregon, Portland, OR

Tuesday, December 18, The Wheel of Change webinar for Climate Access members

Friday, December 12 hour-long radio interview with The Green Front

Tuesday, November 13, keynote and workshop for Forum for the Future, London, UK

Monday, November 12, presentation at the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London, UK

Thursday, November 8, presentation at Social Business Conference, Vienna, Austria

Tuesday, October 30, two presentations and workshops for the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, UK

Monday, October 29, presentation for London Insight, UK

Tuesday, October 23, The Power of Sustainable Thinking webinar for Climate Access members

Friday, October 12, workshop for the Office of Sustainability, City of Seattle, WA

Thursday, October 11, workshop for the office of sustainability ,City of Tacoma, WA

Thursday, October 11, presentation to University of Washington students, faculty and staff 

Wednesday, October 10, presentation to students, faculty, and staff at Seattle University, WA

Tuesday, October 2, From Me to We webinar for Climate Access members

Thursday, September 27, presentation at Tsunami Books, Eugene, OR

Thursday, September 27, webinar for The Alliance for a Sustainable Colorado

Wednesday, September 19, all day sustainability workshop for the Retail Industry Leaders Association, Phoenix, AZ 

Tuesday, April 18, workshop for the City of Phoenix Office of Sustainability Green Team, Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday, April 18, workshop for the City of Phoenix Office Solid Waste Program, Phoenix, AZ 

Monday, September 17, presentation to Sustainable Arizona, Cottonwood, AZ

Monday, September 17, presentation at the Global Institute for Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Thursday, August 23, hour-long interview with WLRN Radio, NPR radio in South Florida.

Thursday, August 16, workshop in for NW Wyoming, NW Montana and Eastern Idaho climate and sustainability practitioners, Jackson WY

Wednesday, July 25, interview with Bam Bunch on WNCW Morning Addition NPR Radio

Friday, June 29, interview with Jefferson Public Radio, NPR Ashland, OR

Friday, June 8, presentation to the Alliance for a Sustainable Colorado, Denver, CO

Thursday, June 7, keynote talk and workshop for the Urban Sustainability Leadership Academy, Denver, CO

Wednesday, June 6, presentation to the sustainability staff, City and County of Boulder, CO

Sunday, May 6 presentation to First United Methodist Church, Eugene, OR

Tuesday, May 1, presentation to University of Oregon faculty and students and Eugene residents, Knight Library, University of Oregon, Eugene OR 

Monday, April 30, live radio interview on KLCC Radio Living Large

Friday, April 5 presentation at the Lillis School of Business, University of Oregon

Tuesday, March 20, live interview with EcoCentric radio talk show

Wednesday, February 15, presentation to the Climate Mind and Behavior Symposium, the Garrison Institute, NY

Learn about TRIG Director Bob Doppelt's award winning books and listen to some of his presentations:

Bob Doppelt's newest book, Transformational Resilience: How Building Human Resilience to Climate Disruption Can Safeguard Society and Increase Wellbeing (Greenleaf Publishing, 2016) has received praise from dozens of climate, mental health, spiritual and other leaders.

The book describes the adverse personal mental health and psychosocial impacts to be expected from climate disruption in the U.S. and globally unless widespread  comprehensive preventative human resilience bullding initiatives are quickly launched. It also outlines how individuals and groups of all types can use the Resilient GrowthTM model to avoid maladaptive responses and change enhanced use climate adversities as catalysts to learn, grow, and thrive.


From Me to We: The Five Transformational Commitments Required to Rescue the Planet, Your Organization, and Your Life (Greenleaf Publishing, 2012) offers five transformational “commitments” that can help you change your perspective and engage in activities that will help resolve today’s environmental and social problems.




TRIG Executive Director Bob Doppelt talks about the shift From Me to We in Organic Gardening Magazine: "Thinking as if Climate Matters"

Watch Bob talk about the need to build social resilience at the Garrison Institute in 2013.

Listen to Bob Doppelt's talk with the Berkeley Insight Meditation Community's Sangha on February 7, 2013, about the Buddhist Dharma principles involved with the shift "From Me to We".  

The Systems Thinking features an article on The Shift From Me to We

Bob Doppelt talks with The Green Front about climate ethics and the emergency climate summit initiative. (Dec 12, 2012)

Watch Bob Doppelt present "From Me to We: How to Rescue the Planet" at the ASU Global Institute of Sustainability.

Listen to three talks about the five commitments described in Bob Doppelt's book From Me to We by James Baraz, leader of the Awakening Joy program in Berkeley, CA. (Seeing the System You Are Part OfKarma and Sila as Gaia Practices, and Stewardship and Intention as Gaia Practices)

Hear Bob Doppelt talk with Tropical Current's Joseph Cooper on WLRN: Public Media for South Florida about the importance of "laws of interdependence, cause and effect, moral justice, trusteeship, and free will." 

Listen to an interview with Bob Doppelt on WNCW's Morning Edition. Pam Bunch talks with Bob about From Me to We, "...the kind of 'self-help' book that not only helps each individual who reads it with an open mind, but it can also potentially help the world... just in time." (July 25, 2012)

Hear Bob Doppelt talk about From Me to We on Jefferson Public Radio. "We've all heard the expression 'there's no 'I' in team'. Bob Doppelt takes the expression seriously in his work at the Resource Innovation Group.  His overall goal: get people to think beyond their own interests, to make life better for all of us." (June 29, 2012)

Read a blog post from Alliance for a Sustainable Colorado on Bob Doppelt’s Speaker Series presentation. "The beauty of Bob’s approach is that once you understand the role you play in the world, you will likely make different decisions." (June 15, 2012)

Hear Bob Doppelt talk with KLCC Living Large host Eric Alan (April 30, 2012)

Listen to an interview with Bob Doppelt on the EcoCentric radio talk show (March 20, 2012).

Watch Bob Doppelt's presentation on how to make the shift From Me to We at the Garrison Institute 


The Power of Sustainable Thinking: How To Create a Positive Future for the Climate, The Planet, Your Organization and Your Life (Earthscan Publishing, 2008) focuses on the importance and methods for changing personal thinking and behavior to combat climate change. In 2010 Audubon Magazine named it one of the eleven most important books in climate change.




Leading Change toward Sustainability: A Change Management Guide for Business, Government, and Civil Society (Greenleaf Publishing, 2003) describes how organizations can make the transition to sustainability. Just six months after its release, Leading Change was deemed one of the "ten most important publications in sustainability" by a GlobeScan survey of international sustainability experts.