By Josh Floyd, Medium.com
Our present situation warrants a significant level of knowledge humility. We can’t know for sure how future energy systems will function, what they will cost, and the types of societies they will allow, but modelling efforts can provide indications of what is and isn’t possible if given sets of conditions prevail. There are important benefits that come with greater knowledge humility.
By Samuel Alexander, Jonathan Rutherford, Josh Floyd, Online Opinion
In late 2015 the CSIRO released its Australian National Outlook (ANO) Report ('the Report') which outlined 20 future scenarios for Australia, exploring various global and national sustainability challenges...our new paper argues that even the Report's most ambitious "green growth" scenario is incompatible with long-term sustainability and global justice.