Timecounting 101: The True Price of Waiting.

15,000 Days. That is the number of days most people spend in “working life” till retirement (assuming that you start a career in your early 20’s and retire in your early 60’s). Yes, that is not a typo: fifteen-thousand days. That’s it. If you are not are reading this on your mobile device, go pick it […]

Start Pedaling – there is no such thing as balance!

For most of my life I have always sought to attain and live in a state of balance. For all my efforts, it still eludes me, and you may have found it elusive too.   Because there is no such thing as balance in its purest form. There is always change and movement.   The […]

Who are you influencing?

What are you doing? I mean that seriously, what are you doing? What is your influence, your cause? So what is my point?  – First, some context: The “forces” that are the most powerful influences on the future of our planetary ecological integrity are driven not by corporations, but by people. People who have forged […]

Why you should not care about the climate change debate.

As we pass the very unsettling milestone 400ppm of atmospheric CO2, more than ever the climate denialists are turning up the heat of their campaign. A completely irrelevant campaign. After all, that is not really the issue. Sure, to argue that CO2 is not a problem is in essence saying that it is acceptable, necessary […]

What was Your Doha Climate-Talk Wish?

So another round of Climate Change Talks is over, and its back to business as usual. In fact, so usual that the appalling failure to come up with anything at Doha ended up being barely commented on by the news media, more a footnote than a headline. No bigger headline than Durban, Cancun or Copenhagen. […]

We need a Hero!

As the 2012 Doha Climate Change Conference nears its end (and it looks like it will boast the same results that have plagued every previous climate summit), one thing is becoming increasingly evident: The people and organisations who have the resources to drive the necessary changes are not going to do it. Not this time, […]