Blog: “Humanity has opened the gates of Hell […] Our focus here is on climate solutions – and our task is urgent”

Speaking to the General Assembly in New York last week, António Guterres, General Secretary of the United Nations, called for a Climate Solidary Pact, where those emitting most make renewed efforts to stop burning carbon The proposed Pact would see all countries taking extra efforts to reduce emissions, wealthier nations and international financial institutions providing […]

Blog: A buzzing Sustainability Festival at Manchester Metropolitan University

I really enjoyed this packed day with speakers and a wide range of stalls, many of them from the Manchester area.  I’d like to share some of their amazing and positive work with you. The Department of Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability (SES) at MMU –   my teaching home – which organised the day had a […]

Blog: Of carbon footprints and new borders

The Dublin launch of Journey to Hopeful Futures: a Handbook was not Manchester  but across the Irish sea!  The first challenge was how to get my books to Dublin! I sent two boxes of books using a delivery company – post Brexit, a complicated procedure involving completing custom forms, finding the codes for importing books, […]

Blog: Manchester launch of Journey to Hopeful Futures at Sustainability Festival

The launch of my book Journey to Hopeful Futures: A Handbook Took place on 16th June 2023 at the Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) Sustainability Festival. It was a happy event, with many stalls from environmental groups and businesses and  a wide variety of speakers. Around the room were posters, including some from the Post Graduate […]

Blog: IADC sets standards for community development in the climate emergency

Right now, the Mediterranean is on fire and scientists have today confirmed that this is as a result of climate change. Local communities from the Greek Islands to Spain are mobilising to try to protect their communities and to look after the vulnerable. This year, the International Association for Community Development  (IACD) celebrates its 70th […]

May 31st Launch of Abundant Love

The launch of Abundant Love: Satish Kumar by Jagdish Rattanani with Sudarshan Iyengar & Lisa Pearson, Triarchy Press, will take place at Dartington Hall, Totness from 8.00 pm. Entry is free. Registration is required: