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
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd famously stated that: Climate change is the great moral challenge of our generation. Many readers of this blog will probably agree. However, Rudd’s statement is just as often quoted as a way of ridiculing him as praising him. This raises… Read More
There is a sustainability backlash going on. In Australia, it is obvious and in your face. You can see it in the Abbott Government’s attempts to dismantle anything at all that might help to tackle climate change. You can see it, also, in State Government… Read More
Once upon a time, about 13.7 billion years ago, there was an explosion. A big explosion. An explosion so mind-bogglingly massive that before it there was nothing and afterward there was something. Being a simple species, prone to understatement, we called it the Big Bang.… Read More
After writing last week about a safe and just operating space for humanity, I’ve been thinking a lot about empathy. In this post, I want to explore why an empathy revolution is a crucial part of the necessary sustainability transformation.