Green Revolution

Warren Macdonald's Blog

June 2, 2012

One Plus One

 I had the opportunity in Sydney recently to be a guest on Jane Hutcheon’s “One Plus One” program on the ABC. You can watch it online HERE (runs approx 10 mins).
April 16, 2012

What a Leader Looks like

People often ask me who my heroes are, expecting I think my response to include perhaps a famous mountaineer, a sporting legend; or some other historical figure. I see the look of recognition in their […]
April 22, 2011

In Celebration of Earth Day…

December 21, 2010

Obstacle or Opportunity? Simple changes for increased health over the holidays?

Let me say straight up that anyone who introduces themselves as the chocoholic dietician is going to get my attention. That’s a given. I met Andrea Holwegner recently in Montreal (I was a keynote speaker […]
November 29, 2010

Taking Sharing Offline

Sharing on Facebook is great; it allows us to spread ideas (like this one). Landshare (www.landshareaustralia.com.au) takes things a step further by providing access to land we might not be using, to someone with the […]
November 19, 2010

Meditating on Choice

For most of us, dealing with change is incredibly difficult. We like things to stay the same; we like things to be known. People often ask me (actually, people always ask me) “How can I […]
October 29, 2010

Buy Now, Pay later

Here’s a glimpse into the future for you: From Australia’s Sunshine Coast Daily A WORLD-FIRST trial of a personal carbon trading scheme that will also target obesity, is to be conducted by Southern Cross University […]
October 12, 2010

200 Billion Hours?

Reading Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus slammed home for me something I already knew, but hadn’t crystallised in my mind. We don’t have a financial crisis; we have a productivity crisis. We (and I’m talking mostly […]
September 20, 2010

Amps are at it again!

Amps are at it again; this time with Frenchman Philippe Croizon, a quadruple amputee following an electrical accident, swimming across the English Channel in a very respectable 13 1/2 hours. Read the full story HERE
September 13, 2010

Close Encounters of the Extraordinary Kind

I almost got to meet an amazing individual at a potluck a couple of nights back. I say almost, because I missed meeting Thomas Kamiya by 12 hours, as he had packed up his tools […]
July 30, 2010

Share a Secret…

I want to share a little secret with you. You’re in charge. Not your boss, not your husband or wife. Believe it or not, it’s not even your kids who are in control of your […]
July 29, 2010

Disconnected- Take Two

Interesting to see the debate continue around global warming. Is it real? Is it fake? Is the threat of global warming being pumped up to move us closer to a global carbon tax? I suspect […]