Catherine Pearce is Future Justice Director with the World Future Council. She joined the World Future Council in September 2011. Catherine has some nine years of experience working on climate and energy policy, having worked with the C40 Large Cities Climate Leadership Group, liaising with mayors to reduce emissions and energy use in some of the world’s largest cities. Catherine co-ordinated the climate campaign for Friends of the Earth International, working with national groups and some of the world’s leading governments and institutions. Finally, she has advised members of the UK Parliament on sustainable energy policy.

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We act as we do because we can get away with it: future generations do not vote, they have no political or financial power; they cannot challenge our decisions. But the results of the present profligacy are rapidly closing the options for future generations. —Brundtland Report, Our Common Future, 1987 The idea that the decisions […]

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