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.
Relationships weave in and out, we sometimes don't hear from friends and colleagues as life trajectories diverge but then something magical happens, we reconnect and space and time seem to disappear.
There’s no denying that digital technology and social media have dramatically transformed our world. We are very good at creating new tools, but less so in optimizing their use for the good of all
When my son was alive, we used to talk a lot about existential loneliness, part of the human condition. But a far greater loneliness is pervading modern human society, as reported in this article by
Do conversations create common ground across generations? Not the old guy on the way out, but a role to play going forward. Giving away stuff now and sharing with friends and family, and maybe even
This week the world mourned the death of Sudan, the last of his kind: a male northern white rhino, kept in captivity for his own protection. Now the survival of this subspecies depends upon his
This stunning time-lapse photography makes time suspend for a moment. Let the gratefulness flow into appreciating the blessings of nature, perhaps an antidote to loneliness.
In Buddhist myths, it is within the void that we find new fertility. And according to the Biblical myth, God made the world ex nihilo. It is from the same nothingness that a new self emerges after the
Over the last decade I have spent a lot of time thinking about how to improve how we communicate our research to diverse publics, and get beyond the same old social bubles and filters. This article by