In the past week I have listened to a number of podcasts and one of them in particular has stuck with me, The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker who appeared in Coaching for Leaders (episode 395). (and yes, of course I’ve already ordered the book). In this episode, Dave and Priya discuss her new… Continue reading How to organise more meaningful gatherings
I am still reading Seth Godin’s book 'This is marketing" how ideas spread and ideas develop, and it still keeps giving me great ideas and inspiration. What Seth really emphasis is the role of narratives and the importance of paying attention to these: “You can’t get someone to do something that they don’t want to… Continue reading Normalising ideas
This past week the news have sizzled with news about extreme fire events, large ranging bushfires in Sweden and Greece. Japan declared last week the heatwave a disasters while being faced with an “unprecedented” heatwave. 22 000 people were taken to hospital and this has impacted the elderly in particular. Portugal is set to face… Continue reading Unprecedented yet so close: why heatwaves and flooding could be here to stay
This past week has been quite eventful given that major issues have been either discovered or experienced when it comes to climatic changes. Japan has been experiencing significant floods with never before seen rain events while cities around the word have reported having broken all time heat records. A new study published in Nature used paleoclimatic… Continue reading Is 1.5 degree goal an illusion?
This week I attended Adaptation Futures conference, a bi-annual conference that is attended by people who work in climate adaptation science, policy and practice. This conference was particularly interesting given that it was held in Cape Town, South Africa, that is going through a severe drought. At some point it was not even clear whether… Continue reading 3 defining features of Adaptation Futures 2018