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Sorry policy-makers, the two-degrees warming policy is a road to disaster

This blog post is 6 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.Originally posted on my Guardian blog. Global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has released a timely analysis on economic growth and carbon emissions, which makes the point that there is a “disconnect between the global climate negotiations aiming for a 2°C limit …

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Best practice digital campaigning

What is best practice online campaigning (and why is it so difficult)?

This blog post is 6 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.A week ago, The Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network held a live-chat with a panel of global digital campaigners to talk about “best practice”. On the panel included campaigners from highly regarded outfits like Avaaz, Change.org and Kony 2012 creators …

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Cognitive biases and effective communications

Using evidence-based science for effective communications

This blog post is 6 years old. Please, when reading this, be mindful of its age.Many people in unions and progressive politics talk about “framing” — made famous by George Lakoff’s Don’t Think of an Elephant — but it’s difficult to see what that means in practice. Effective communication is made even more challenging by the …

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