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 Of, Karma 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)
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.