Standing on the deck of the RMS St Helena, miles of Atlantic Ocean all around, I felt loathe to connect with the downside of this dreamy way of travelling. Five nights on the ship, sadly now decommissioned, from Cape Town to the island of St Helena and the stress of everyday life drops right off … Continue reading Seafarers, shipping and climate change: sailing into stormy waters?
My last ‘conversation on climate’ for the year is with Dr. Morgan Wairiu from the Solomon Islands. Morgan is Deputy Director of the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PACE-SD) at the University of the South Pacific. We sat down over a delicious vegetarian lunch in Malmö, Sweden, in late October at a meeting … Continue reading Morgan Wairiu: climate change is about how you connect with people and nature
Day 1 of the Botho/Ubuntu Dialogue on Spirituality, Science and Humanity and already the connections between Ubuntu and climate change were emerging. Held at Botho University, Gaborone, from 17-19 August 2017, the event was not framed as a conversation on climate change. But the inter-connected nature of the climate crisis and the necessity for any … Continue reading Botho/Ubuntu Dialogue on Spirituality, Science and Humanity – and what does climate change have to do with it?