What is Systems Thinking?

The following is a little snippet of something I am working on for the Llanfyllin Transition Project Handbook: When we think about our position in the world, especially in Western societies, we tend to think of ourselves as somehow separate and distinct from nature. We live our lives in a human-made bubble. This idea is…

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Llanfyllin Transition Event. WWF UK’s Living Planet Lecture 2016

Sir David Attenborough & Professor Johan Rockstrom speak at WWF UK’s Living Planet Lecture 2016. If you have not seen it yet, this is a brilliant lecture. Information dense but brilliantly presented, Prof Rockstrom presents a torrent of evidence, yet sticks to key memorable points helping you navigate through the detail. We still have time…

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Llanfyllin Transition Project Handbook – Preview Copies

We have a limited number of preview copies of our Llanfyllin Transition Project Handbook available for just £3 each. Come along to our climate change event at Llanfyllin High School, this Thursday at 7pm to get one! The aim of the handbook is to inspire positive community change, no matter how small or how large,…

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Standing for science and reason

This piece is from the latest Tanat Valley Chronicle The publication is produced locally and is widely read, the best tool for reaching the local population. How has it come to this? It seems incredible that in 2017 we are failing to grasp the messages coming from the scientific community and confusing their painstaking and…

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Climate science 2016: the evidence is overwhelming, here it is laid out for you

Professor Johan Rockstrom, Executive Director of The Stockholm Resilience Centre speaks, with an introduction from David Attenborough. Here it is, in no uncertain terms this is the challenge we have before us! Facing up to climate change represents the greatest leap in human social and economic evolution ever made in a single generation. This generation….

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