On this page, you can find all sorts of interesting sources related to the transformation of places and communities, and how people and governments can support this. Hopefully, it provides a source of inspiration to you!
Planning with Nature: What if nature takes a seat at the table?
Cor Busier’s Stakeholder Meeting Planners are used to procedures where human stakeholders can voice their opinions and concerns, but non-human stakeholders are seldom considered. For the course ‘Critical Approaches to Global Sustainability Challenges’ (University of Groningen),
Warning of scientists for climate-induced societal disruption
More than 500 scientists and scholars from over 30 countries, including myself, signed a letter published in The Guardian and Le Monde in December 2020. In this letter we warn for societal disruption & collapse due
Voices of the future
Lummina Horlings Anyone who reads the news these days will recognize that climate change is anything but fiction. Real stories of risk, danger, and loss are conveyed to us daily, whether in relation to wildfires, floods,
Post-growth planning for post-corona times; Reinventing a growth-independent planning in times of crisis
Christian Lamker The Corona crisis has focused our perspective to the importance of critical infrastructures and public services. In particular, the crisis reveals how interrelated processes are to provide even the most basic goods and services.
Deep Adaptation in unprecedented times
Lummina Horlings. Welcome to you all – in these strange and unprecedented times. Due to the COVID-19 virus we are facing the challenge to stay together while on on a distance and also keep collaborating. The
The Reality Effects of Policy and Planning: Public Lecture of Prof. Kristof van Assche
By Ciska Ulug Despite attempts by policy makers and planners, there is always a discrepancy between what is laid out on paper and what is translated into reality. While the unrealistic expectations of this technical rational