Building systems that are fit for the future means beginning with the end in mind and working together with unlikely allies. Our greatest challenges can only be addressed if we learn to do so.
We are all familiar with the idea of starting with the end in mind. This is the essence of “backcasting”, a methodology for planning in complexity. Sustainability expert, Pong Leung introduces the backcasting framework and its application to the sustainability challenge.
The term “Brain Trust” was coined in the 1930s by a New York Times reporter to describe a group of advisors who provided advice to Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidential campaign.
Accelerating the transition to a sustainable energy system is a pretty big goal. Let’s face it, if we could meet this challenge with a step-by-step approach, we would have solved it by now.
To better understand the potential for cleantech in Canada, Rudayna Bahubeshi sat down with Fellows Kipp Horton, President and CEO of WindRiver Power and Meera Nathwani-Crowe, Shell’s Manager of Heavy Oil.
Leor Rotchild recently talked with Lliam Hildebrand, the newest Energy Futures Fellow, on how his organization Iron & Earth is creating a critical new conversation that aspires to build a stable future for Alberta.
In the last installment of her three-part blog series, Donna Kennedy-Glans provides practical advice on how to begin the sustainability planning discussion in your organization, with your stakeholder communities and with the critics.
The May workshop of the Energy Futures Lab (EFL) Fellowship marked an important milestone, as the EFL pivots into a second phase of greater visibility and expanding impact.
In Part Two of this three-part blog series, Donna Kennedy-Glans introduces the “Sustainability Scorecard” and “Measure of Integrity” tools.