The Future is Hot and this is the moment to get our hands dirty...

So much has been written about the impact of Coronavirus and how we have an opportunity to re-imagine and rebuild towards a better or at the very least different future.

It almost seems unfashionable to yet again quote the report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which stated that to avert climate breakdown, we need to cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach zero by 2050. Beyond the COVID health crisis looms an economic crisis and beyond the economic crisis awaits an environmental crisis.

There are so many great articles out there that speak to the systemic shifts that are required to transition from a global culture based on the values of competition, celebrity and consumption towards a culture based on the values of cooperation, empathy and ecology. I list some of my favourites here;

Outgrowing growth: why quality of life, not GDP, should be our measure of success