Psychology’s role in climate action and a sustainable economy

Psychology’s role in climate action and a sustainable economy

12 March 2024 - The Club of Rome is known for its influential reports on environmental challenges and sustainable development. Could you share how you first became involved with the organisation? Back in the 1990s, I got involved in eco-philosophy through a Norwegian ...
Driving sustainability forward: My journey as a Club of Rome Communications Fellow

Driving sustainability forward: My journey as a Club of Rome Communications Fellow

29 February 2024 - I always blame my love for history as the reason why I am good at remembering dates. I bring this up because I remember the very date, I came across The Club of Rome Communication Fellowship 2023 call for applications. The date was 28 June 2023, a very cold ...
Shock as warming accelerates, 1.5°C is breached faster than forecast

Shock as warming accelerates, 1.5°C is breached faster than forecast

27 February 2024 - If there was shock and awe last week when the Copernicus Climate Change Service announced that global average warming over the last twelve months — February 2023 to January 2024 — had exceeded 1.5 degrees Celsius (°C), it was likely because too many people had ...
Of collaborative leadership and transformative sustainability

Of collaborative leadership and transformative sustainability

13 February 2024 - What inspired you to join The Club of Rome?  It was actually Ernst von Weizsäcker who inspired me to join The Club of Rome, because he was impressed with my work on multi-stakeholder collaboration for transformative change. I had come across The Club of Rome ...
Closing the loop for a sustainable future

Closing the loop for a sustainable future

08 February 2024 - How did you become involved with The Club of Rome ?   I have been a full member for the last 10 years. My initial involvement was as a co-author of the report The Limits to Certainty, facing risks in the new service ecoinomy in 1989, which was submitted to The ...
The most revolutionary idea you can think of: freedom from fear and want

The most revolutionary idea you can think of: freedom from fear and want

07 February 2024 - Exploring the vision of Aurelio Peccei, founder of the Club of Rome, this article sheds light on his revolutionary idea of achieving global prosperity through freedom from fear and want, challenging the conventional narratives of doom-mongering ...
How to close Africa’s generation gap

How to close Africa’s generation gap

17 January 2024 - Exploring the need for intergenerational co-leadership in Africa, this blog addresses the significant age gap between the continent's youth and its leaders. It advocates for a New Generational Contract, emphasizing collaboration across ...
Growing income inequality is driving public mistrust

Growing income inequality is driving public mistrust

16 January 2024 - This year’s World Economic Forum at Davos is focused on the theme of “rebuilding trust”. The topic could not be more timely, with public trust in governments still low in many countries. Yet if those gathered in Switzerland are serious about tackling declining ...
Navigating academia, corporate culture shifts, and a commitment to sustainability

Navigating academia, corporate culture shifts, and a commitment to sustainability

13 January 2024 - David Korten's evolution from a Harvard professor to a sustainability leader embodies The Club of Rome's commitment to nurturing a just and sustainable world.
Working towards sustainable tourism in the Americas

Working towards sustainable tourism in the Americas

11 January 2024 - 'Sustainable Tourism in the Americas' offers a comprehensive look at managing tourism's impact, presenting a blend of case studies and innovative solutions from across the Americas.
To build a better world, stop chasing economic growth

To build a better world, stop chasing economic growth

02 January 2024 - Exploring the challenges of the past year, this blog delves into the critical environmental and societal issues we face. It discusses the rapid climate changes, the breach of planetary boundaries, and the significant socio-economic disparities ...
Scientists and lawyers call for ecocide law

Scientists and lawyers call for ecocide law

22 December 2023 - It is now widely accepted that humanity stands at a crossroads, and with it all life on Earth. Responsible scientists know just how serious the situation is for climate and biodiversity. Responsible lawyers are increasingly supporting those scientists’ call for ...
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