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Lessons from New York

Lessons from New York

Before we get to that what you are looking at here are road closures in the New York and Newark area caused by a severe weather event causing flash flooding in the wake of tropical storm Ida. The...

The future we must now navigate

The future we must now navigate

Yesterday the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) which comes 8 years after the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) which was...

Carbon lockdowns inevitable

Carbon lockdowns inevitable

Not being prepared for disruption has very painful consequences. This was very well illustrated during this pandemic, when prior to its arrival, business continuity was not top of mind. Don’t make...

Climate Lockdowns

Climate Lockdowns

n Sept of 2020, Prof Mariana Mazzucato penned this piece entitled Avoiding a Climate Lockdown. What is that you ask? Well she explains: “Under a ‘climate lockdown,’ governments would limit...

“This could be a zoom meeting”

“This could be a zoom meeting”

If we believe the science and we absolutely should (See Scientists warn we have almost run out of time) then we must with urgency change the way we do things. This is why this move is smart: “And...

Carbon lockdowns are here

Carbon lockdowns are here

If you have followed me for any length of time you would have heard me speak about looming carbon lockdowns as we race to avert a global catastrophe. These are beginning to emerge as outlined here...

Don’t look away — this involves you

Don’t look away — this involves you

Scott Duncan, who’s image this is, makes this comment about this data: “𝘐 𝘤𝘢𝘯'𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘸𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴. 🇨🇦 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘢 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘰𝘣𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘵𝘴 𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭 𝘢𝘭𝘭-𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘵 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘥 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙚𝙘𝙤𝙣𝙙 𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙞𝙣 𝙖 𝙧𝙤𝙬...

Data points to massive savings from remote work

Data points to massive savings from remote work

The State of California has what they call a Statewide telework dashboard The dashboard allows them to track the impact of remote working on all 15,004 staff, of which 11,613 are eligible to work...

What does this have to do with your business?

What does this have to do with your business?

Everything. Last week a joint NASA, NOAA study was released that finds earth's energy imbalance has doubled between 2005 and 2019. “A positive energy imbalance means the Earth system is gaining...

Race to flatten another curve — covid lessons

Race to flatten another curve — covid lessons

When the pandemic struck our response was basically divided into two phases: 1) Non Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPI’s) designed to flatten and slow the infection curve to prevent healthcare...

Future skills

Future skills

Back in January of 2020, I highlighted that Carbon Literacy would become a necessary future skill all businesses will need to have. This is becoming clearer now that carbon emission reporting is...