Barbara’s story and the future of sustainability

November 18, 2021 at 7:04 pm

I’ve recently been asked to present on the future of sustainability at a panel discussion of the Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability. Here is an extract of my opening remarks, which explains why I changed careers and what I see as the future of sustainability.  12 years ago, in 2009, I gave birth to my … Continue reading Barbara’s story and the future of sustainability

What the latest IPCC report means for your net-zero target [with video]

August 19, 2021 at 11:45 am

The IPCC’s recently-released report, Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis has issued the strongest call yet for urgent and deep cuts to be made to global greenhouse gas emissions. The Working Group I Report says the window in which to deliver the “deep emissions cuts” needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change … Continue reading What the latest IPCC report means for your net-zero target [with video]

Frequently asked questions about setting a scope 3 science-based target [with video]

June 30, 2021 at 2:32 pm

According to the Paris Agreement, we need to reach net-zero emissions by mid-century to avoid catastrophic climate change. One way to translate from this requirement to corporate, transformational climate action is to set targets aligned to current climate science. Science-based targets provide you with a clearly defined pathway that specifies how much and how quickly … Continue reading Frequently asked questions about setting a scope 3 science-based target [with video]