November 4, 2019
thinking unthinkables

There be dragons! Where some fear to venture

RADICAL THINKING FROM OUR networks — where some fear to venture.

Ending badly.  Collapse, catastrophe or extinction?

thinking unthinkablesProfessor Jem Bendell argues that taking the bleakest view of climate change, including collapse of the system and even human extinction, can help …

November 2, 2019

Seeking good practice against climate change

November 1, 2019
transport revolution

Audio intro: transport rebels

A REVOLUTIONARY GENERATION OF transport planners is bringing new thinking to climate response.  Interview with James Gleave, of Transport Futures. …

October 31, 2019

Holding onto the thread

Here’s a William Stafford poem about the “thread” that runs through our lives — a thread that can guide us if we hold onto it:

The Way It Is
by William Stafford

There’s a thread you follow. It goes among…

October 30, 2019

Natural thinking

natural insightsAS NATURE POWERS DOWN to save energy for the winter, the trees and shrubs offer their final displays of colour.  Yet, after the beauty of a summer abundance, we humans seem to increase our workloads as businesses prepare for the …

October 30, 2019

Systems constellations

systems constellations address complex problemsDRAWING ON PSYCHOTHERAPY, SYSTEMS constellations are a powerful approach for helping resolve complex problems.  The approach can be practised on a table top, during a traditional consultancy or coaching session, or as a workshop in a large room with a …

October 30, 2019

Radical thinking

A DEVELOPING COLLECTION OF authors and thinkers whose work connects with ours.  We offer it as a reference to our thinking and for further reading and enquiry.

James Lovelock. Novascene. There’s a new species – going to be knock humanity …

October 29, 2019

Exploring innovation in council supply chains

innovation explorersCLIMATE CHANGE IS CLIMBING the political agenda, with many local councils declaring an emergency. Local activism is on the rise, with voters demanding action. Yet local government has been working on environmental, climate and social issues for years. So

October 29, 2019
transport revolution

Audio intro: sustainability goals

EXPLORE THE CHALLENGE FOR transport and energy with cleantech author Felicia Jackson.  To survive and thrive in connected global markets, shrewd businesses now understand they must perform a role in creating a better world.  National and local government have
October 29, 2019

Human dimensions of low carbon

unlocking sustainability

REDUCING CARBON IS NOT just about technology.  We need to overcome economic, political and organisational issues.  Because these factors are interlinked, changing one may create limited impact — we have to address them together.  Insider Voices is a ground-breaking study
October 29, 2019

The changing financial markets

sustainable finance report cover

THE CLIMATE CRISIS IS focusing criticism on the financial system.  As investment targets lock-on to sustainable finance, local authorities — for many years working on pollution, poverty, education and more — are having to gear up for a new paradigm …

October 26, 2019

A trillion-dollar global business opportunity?

TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE in connected global markets, shrewd businesses now understand they must perform a role in creating a better world.  National and local government have an important part to play in fostering an environment to facilitate that.

It …