In what I think is genuinely a day to celebrate, we have an ambitious legally binding climate deal from the Paris COP21 negotiations. Continue reading The Paris Climate deal.
Updates on COP21 negotations
Updates during the Paris climate change negotiations from the charity Legal Response Initiative (I’m a trustee)
The Legal Response Initiative (LRI) supports delegates from poor and particularly vulnerable developing countries as well as civil society observer organisations free of charge in the international climate negotiations. LRI works through a global network of lawyers from law firms, barrister chambers and universities who provide hands-on assistance during meetings, publish briefing papers and build the capacity of lawyers and negotiators from developing countries. Continue reading Updates on COP21 negotations
Professor Charlan Jeanne Nemeth: Managing innovation, when less is more
I have always like this thoughtful article by Professor Charlan Nemeth, and am grateful to her for permission to republish it .
Continue reading Professor Charlan Jeanne Nemeth: Managing innovation, when less is more
The quiet revolution: a ray of hope
As the date of the UN climate change negotiations meeting in Paris draws near, there’s a steady stream of increasingly alarming reports about the likely impacts of climate change, only slightly mitigated by the increasing number of pledges of mostly inadequate action. Continue reading The quiet revolution: a ray of hope
Keeping the lights on… or not?
I find it bizarre that we have a government that is nominally in favour of innovation and enterprise, but in the energy sector it seems to be busy rigging the rules to keep the innovators at bay. Continue reading Keeping the lights on… or not?
Saying “No”: The secret of getting results from creativity.
One of the myths of creativity is that you mustn’t be negative. I’ve recently been thinking about this, because it is sort-of true, but at the same time, deeply not true. Continue reading Saying “No”: The secret of getting results from creativity.
Innovation and sustainability
Having spent much of my professional career involved in both technological innovation and environmental sustainability, I’ve always taken it for granted that the two are natural partners. Continue reading Innovation and sustainability
Life in the 3rd Age
Whether it’s a stage of life thing, or an indication of the state of the times, I’m finding that I’m quite often helping people think creatively about what they want to do in “retirement” Continue reading Life in the 3rd Age