Post Tagged with: "Sustainability"

Episode 110: The systems view of life – a unifying vision (part 1)

Episode 110: The systems view of life – a unifying vision (part 1)

In this episode I have the privilege of connecting with Dr. Pier Luigi Luisi who is Professor Emeritus at ETH-Zürich, working in the field of chemistry and life sciences. He is also the co-author of a recent book called The Systems View of Life – A Unified Vision […]

Episode 106: The commons as an approach to governance, sustainable resource management and social wellbeing

Episode 106: The commons as an approach to governance, sustainable resource management and social wellbeing

In this episode I connect with with David Bollier who is an author, activist, blogger and consultant. David lives in Amherst, Massachusetts and has for the last 15 years been exploring the paradigm of “the commons”. Our conversation is based on his recent book called Think Like a Commoner […]

Episode 54: Omstilling Sagene – a Norwegian Transition Town initiative

Episode 54: Omstilling Sagene – a Norwegian Transition Town initiative

In this conversation I have the pleasure of speaking with Dayton Gordley and Camilla Skjerve-Nielssen who live together in Sagene district in Oslo, Norway. Together with a local group they´ve started up a project that aims to create a community that is both socially and environmentally sustainable. Their project is […]

Episode 38: The future potential of leadership is already expressing itself

Episode 38: The future potential of leadership is already expressing itself

In this three-way conversation I have the delight of connecting with Barrett C. Brown Ph.D and Jonathan Reams Ph.D as we explore the intriguing topic of late stage leadership development. Barrett has recently written a thesis with the following title: “Conscious Leadership for Sustainability: How leaders with late-stage actions […]

Episode 30: A systems perspective on sustainable economics

Episode 30: A systems perspective on sustainable economics

In my conversation with Peter VictorPhd. , who´s a professor in environmental studies at York University in Canada, we engage in some of the pressing issues regarding economic growth and the hazardas effects perpetual growth has on our enviroment. Knowing that humans rely on the biosphere in multiple ways, how […]

Episode 29: Moving towards a steady state economy

Episode 29: Moving towards a steady state economy

In this episode I´m joined by the founding director of Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE). Brian Czech explains some of the basic tenets of a ´steady state economy´ and how this relates to sustainability issues in general. We further discuss some of the barriers […]

Episode 26: How sharing your stuff can help build a community

Episode 26: How sharing your stuff can help build a community

In this episode I´m joined by Sam Stephens from London, England. Together with some friends he created Street Bank, an online tool that makes it easy to borrow and lend things you and your neighbours need. In our conversation he explains how the idea came about, how Street […]

Episode 19: An integral approach to the creation of a sustainable future

Episode 19: An integral approach to the creation of a sustainable future

In this episode I speak with Professor Karen O´Brien from the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at Oslo University. Karen is influenced by the integral philosophy of Ken Wilber and works to apply different perspectives in researching and understanding the many facets of environmental change. She´s specifically interested […]