The greatest business redesigning loading

The enormity of the urgent task ahead of us, namely the reversal of the pictured trajectory, is going to require the largest redesign of our way of doing business every experienced. Climate Visuals...

Understanding limits to adaptation

We are going to hear a lot more about adaptation in the months ahead, primarily because we are committed to certain levels of warming due to the current concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere. We...

South Africa climate trajectory

So this is our trajectory in South Africa. Source Every single business leadership team, without exception, is going to need to ask themselves these two fundamental questions: 1) What role are we...

Important choices need to be made

Important choices need to be made

Because we understand the physics of climate change we have some very important choices to make. The choices are clearly articulated by John Holdren: "We basically have three choices: mitigation,...

Climate data cannot be kept out the boardroom

A discussion on this data should be part of your next leadership meeting agenda. The latest IPCC emissions report card shows we are completely off track and what we have to do next involves "deep,...

Why some bosses want you back at the office

Why some bosses want you back at the office

I have in the past shared some insights into why large numbers of surveyed employees want some days in the office (See Why employees want "hybrid working") This is largely due to the fact that...

Near term leadership goals

Near term leadership goals

In the very near future we are going to need an all society approach to reverse the pictured trajectory. Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide This is the most important challenge of our time and the...

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

Insights from Dreamforce NYC

At the Dreamforce NYC event this past week during Brett Taylor's keynote he outlined how Salesforce sees the future of work. There were a couple of things about this worth highlighting.  1) The...

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most are unaware of what it’s going to take

Most of us don't have a clue what it's going to take. I certainly didn't! This piece from Jason Hickel has helped me round out my understanding of the enormous task that lies before us if we are to...

We are entering into unchartered territory

We are entering into unchartered territory

The physical environment is going to become increasingly unstable. As it now seems certain we are on pathway to 2.5°C of global warming, extreme weather events will increase in frequency as is...