Views from the Edge

Conversations from the Edge

Welcome to the CRC blog, where we discuss bleeding edge issues around sustainable community development. The term ‘bleeding edge’ connotes the idea of our failure to somehow or other convince the publics about the urgency of responding to climate change now, and that we need to better communicate the principles and practises of sustainable development to the wider publics. So, yes it takes courage to be 'at the edge', and sometimes one 'bleeds' a lot, but let's start the conversation now.

A Call to Action

 I recently came across this article, entitled Prophetic visions can rouse politicians from…

It's not warming, it's dying

This interview by Jian Ghomeshi with Milton Glaser,  both about rebranding climate change and the…

The Shrimp Industry

This video describes the labour conditions behind the Thai fishing industry, the biggest supplier…

Living Well While Dying

The attached letter left to us by Gillian Bennett raises some very profound social issues we should…

Disciplinary Architecture?

As I continue to read and write for my forthcoming book, it reminds me of how many people are…

The Importance of How we Tell A Story

Never has it been more important, with the age of the Internet and social media, to critically…

A Different Way of Being

Trying to unplug for my holidays is proving difficult, watch this video.

And Now for Something Completely Different

Since I am on vacation, I thought I would share something completely different. There is something…

Scrap them

An excerpt from The Economist, June 14th, 2014 For decades, governments from Egypt to Indonesia…

The World is poorer

The world is a poorer place when a musician is silenced, but there is another brighter star in the…

The World is Definitely Changing

"You should be innovating so fast that your're invalidating your prior patents". Elon Musk, CEO of…

The Non-Profit Sector

Why are non profits not a serious part of the conversation. Why, watch this. When you prohibit…