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We need infrastructure and systems to support positive environmental outcomes.

Chair of the Dunedin City Council’s Community and Environment Committee, Councillor Jinty MacTavish on the draft environment strategy Te Ao Tūroa – The Natural World. Good friend of the show, Councillor Jinty MacTavish is back to talk us though Dunedin’s draft environment strategy Te […]

If you believe you can make a difference then you can make a difference.

Steve Clare is Deputy Chief Executive of Locality. Locality is the UK’s leading network of development trusts, community enterprises, settlements and social action centres. Steve describes how community asset ownership is a route to sustainability. Talking points Community organisations making […]

There is a sense of double standards, sustainability should be a global concept, it shouldn’t be hypocritical in the sense that you have one set of standards that apply to the developed world and another to the developing.

Dr. Somya Joshi is with the eGovernance Lab within the Department of Computer Science at the […]

For policies such as preserving fragile habitats, democratic policy flux means there’s only really one medium term policy outcome and that’s extinction… We need to adjust our structures so that there’s fluctuation within a sustainable range. Lisa Ellis is an Associate Professor in University of Otago’s Department of Philosophy. Talking points: (on difficulty of […]

Dr Andy Williamson is founder of Future Digital, an Associate at Involve, and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Manchester.   He is author of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Social Media Guidelines for Parliaments.   He explains why he thinks politics is fundamentally broken, and what we have to do to fix it. Talking points: (Am […]

Hordur Torfason

Hordur Torfason describes himself as a reluctant activist. He would rather be writing lyrics than organising a revolution. But while the former make him famous in Iceland in the 70s, the latter has made him globally famous in the new millennium. Trained as an actor, he sees the role of the artist is to criticise, […]