is cofounder and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute. Published in 31 books and more than 470 papers, his innovations linking energy, design, security, environment, and development have received many global awards. He has advised major firms and governments in 65+ countries for 40+ years on advanced energy and resource efficiency.
Esalen Institute is blessed by three powerful waters: the Pacific Ocean, the healing hot springs, and the freshwater creek that flows through the property. These sacred waters have offered people a place to heal and nourish themselves for thousands of years.
However, taking this precious commodity for granted as a limitless resource is increasingly risky as we face hundred-year-drought conditions, which a temporary El Niño deluge will not solve – our thousands of years old aquifers are increasingly depleted.