Viewpoint Authors

Ioulia Fenton
Global Sustainability, International Development, Agriculture

Ioulia Fenton is leads food and agriculture research at the Center for Environmental and Economic Modeling and Analysis (CEEMA) at the Institute of Advanced Development Studies (INESAD), where she is also the head of international communications and outreach and runs INESAD's English language blog Development Roast. Read full bio. Go to Viewpoint.

Jas Garcha
Research, Writer, Social Sciences

Jas Garcha is a student, independent researcher, and author of the activist book, "The First civilization". His primary interests include epigenetics and human behaviour, biological aging, music, and theoretical physics. His goal is to spread awareness of the present state of scientific and technological knowledge, and how this knowledge can be employed for the betterment of human life. Read full bio. Go to Viewpoint.

Leo Gesvantner
Research
Latest: Screw Oil!

My current interests revolve primarily around social activism. My articles and lectures have been set off to the side for the time being due to my work involving The Shedfarm Project, a community agriculture project I've been developing the past few months. As an activist, my focus tends to involve science, technology, and the arts and humanity's ability to use them for the benefit of everyone and my articles, lectures, and personal projects reflect this strongly. Read full bio. Go to Viewpoint.

Lykke E. Andersen
Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Climate Change

Dr. Lykke E. Andersen is Director of the Center for Environmental and Economic Modeling and Analysis (CEEMA) at the Institute of Advanced Development Studies (INESAD) in La Paz, Bolivia. Read full bio. Go to Viewpoint.

Ryan Salisbury
Computer Science, Natural Economics, Additive Manufacturing

I am a student majoring in Computer Science at George Mason University. I am a member of the RepRap project, and an avid researcher. I maintain a communal research library for TZM and a blog on Natural Economics (the study of non-monetary economics from a mathematical/computational perspective). Read full bio. Go to Viewpoint.