Ian Dunlop is a former senior Executive of Royal Dutch Shell and has worked in oil, gas and coal exploration and production, and in scenario and long-term energy planning. He chaired the Australian Coal Association 1987-88, and the Australian Greenhouse Office Experts Group on Emissions Trading 1998-2000. He was CEO of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 1997–2001. He chairs the Australian National Wildlife Collection Foundation, is Deputy Convenor of the Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil and advises on governance and sustainability.
‘Energy, Climate and Sustainability – reshaping democracy, economics and society for the 21C’
We are in the midst of a global sustainability emergency, evidenced by deteriorating biophysical systems and escalating financial crisis. The challenge is far greater and more urgent than acknowledged officially, and demands nothing less than an emergency response. The shape of that response will fundamentally alter communities, government and business, but it is a unique opportunity to set humanity on a genuinely sustainable course.