Last week, I wrote about a new discourse calling for transformative pathways to sustainable futures. The transformation discourse draws attention to the scale and breadth of the challenges we face in building a sustainable human civilisation and argues for action that goes beyond incremental reform.… Read More
Everywhere I turn, sustainability researchers are talking about transformation. Is it just a new buzzword, or does it add something to the discourse about a sustainable future on this planet? This post explores the emerging discourse of transformation for sustainable futures.
A run in the Broads This morning I ran through a beautiful English wood beside a deep lake known as the Broad. I’m at the University of East Anglia in Norfolk, England for a conference. The early morning mist rose off the Broad, disturbed only… Read More
I have just compiled a new resource on Australian public opinion on climate change, which provides an overview of public opinion research and a brief summary of some of the major reports in this area. One of the resources mentioned is the Lowy Institute Poll,… Read More
Thump! I startle out of a deep sleep, adrenaline surging into my body. What was that? Thump! It’s coming from the roof. Is there someone in our roof? No, it’s that damn possum again. I love living with wildlife. Our 800 square metre block provides… Read More
Last night, the Sydney Foresight Community of Practice held its first meeting for the year. This community of practice is an idea cooked up by Hugh Pattinson, Tim Mansfield and myself as a way of bringing Sydney people together who work in some way on… Read More