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April 21, 2022

Garrison Institute & Tricycle Present: Paul Hawken, Tara Brach, and Konda Mason on Planetary Health

The Garrison Institute and Tricycle: The Buddhist Review Present:- Paul Hawken, Tara Brach, Konda Mason & Jonathan F.P. Rose on Meaningful Action to Achieve Planetary Health.

In April we welcome Paul Hawken, Tara Brach, and Konda Mason back to the Garrison Institute to reflect on these first three the pathways and the actions they inspire. Co-Sponsored by Tricycle : The Buddhist Review

Join us on Thursday, April 21st from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET with author Paul Hawken, Buddhist teachers and activists Tara Brach and Konda Mason, and a set of regenerators in discussion with Garrison Institute co-founder Jonathan F.P. Rose.


This conversation, building on Paul’s latest book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, will focus on meaningful action to achieve planetary health.

Regenerators will highlight real-world progress towards achieving the pathways to planetary health. This event is part of the Garrison Institute’s Pathways to Planetary Health (PPH) Forum Spring 2022 series and Tricycle’s Buddhism & Environment series, focused on pathways to meaningful action. Learn about all four pathways and other Garrison Institute PPH events here.

This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. ET on Thursday April 21, 2022. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of registration.  



Paul Hawken starts ecological businesses, writes about nature and commerce, and consults with heads of state and CEOs on climatic, economic and ecological regeneration. He has appeared on numerous media including the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, Bill Maher, CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose, and others, and his work has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Week. He has written eight books including five national and NYT bestsellers: Growing a Business, The Next Economy, The Ecology of Commerce, Blessed Unrest, and Drawdown. He is published in 30 languages and his books are available in over 90 countries. His book, Drawdown, The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming debuted April 18, 2017 as a NYT bestseller and is currently in seventeen other languages. He is the founder of Project Drawdown, which worked with over two hundred scholars, students, scientists, researchers, and activists to map, measure, and model the one hundred most substantive solutions that can cumulatively reverse global warming. He is the founder of Regeneration.org and completed his latest work, Regeneration, Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, published by Penguin RandomHouse, in the US and UK. 

Konda Mason is a dharma teacher and earth and social justice activist. She is a graduate of the Spirit Rock teacher training program and teaches with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield on their MMTCP and Power of Awareness Programs. She teaches daylongs and retreats at Spirit Rock, East Bay Meditation Center and many other centers. She has been a vegan since 1975. She is also the founder and President of Jubilee Justice, a nonprofit working to bring climate resilient farming and economic equity to BIPOC farmers in the rural South.

Tara Brach is a meditation teacher, psychologist and author of several books including international bestselling Radical Acceptance, Radical Compassion and Trusting the Gold. Her popular weekly podcast on emotional healing and spiritual awakening is downloaded 3 million times a month. Tara’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to our inner life, and a full, compassionate engagement with our world. She is founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and has been active in bringing meditation into schools, prisons and underserved populations. Along with Jack Kornfield, Tara leads the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program (MMTCP), serving participants from 50 countries around the world.

Jonathan F.P. Rose’s business, public policy, and not-for-profit work focus on creating a more environmentally, socially, and economically responsible world. Jonathan and his wife Diana Calthorpe Rose are the co-founders of the Garrison Institute. He serves on its Board and leads its Pathways to Planetary Health program.