Tag Archives: ideas

TEDxAdelaide – bigger isn’t better

Giving a TEDx talk was a wonderful experience. The speakers were so well supported by the Adelaide team and they really do put together a great show. My thanks and gratitude to everyone who was involved. I fluffed a few … Continue reading

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Community Energy – pathway to a different energy future

I’ve recently been awarded a Churchill Fellowship* to investigate ‘Governance and Community Energy’ and this post aims to explain what on earth that might mean. (Image courtesy of corenafund.org) I have been interested in alternative energy systems for my entire … Continue reading

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How to build influence in a world of competing ideas

Book Discussion: Breaking Out by John Butman. I am lucky to be surrounded by thinking folk and people who explore their ideas and reading thoughtfully in order to grow. This book celebrates such people by showing how the more vocal … Continue reading

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World first carbon neutral city – what would Adelaide need to do to claim this title?

Pictured above: A rendering of Masdar City, a “smart city” in the United Arab Emirates. By Forgemind ArchiMedia under a Creative Commons license from Flickr.com. Yesterday the Premier of South Australia announced his ambition for Adelaide as a carbon neutral city and alluded … Continue reading

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