Karen Blincoe



The book

’Achieving Sustainability: The Ultimate Human Challenge’ tells you everything you need to know about sustainability and what it will take to achieve it. It’s a must read book if you want transformation.

Achieving Sustainability: The Ultimate Human Challenge

Achieving sustainability – the book

”I will not, in this book, argue for the likely survival of humanity, nor will I argue for the opposite. One part of me thinks that the human species has evolved its need for materialism too fast to become resilient and that we probably will become extinct within the next century or so, depending on the degree to which we continue to erode the base that sustains us”.

Achieving Sustainability: The Ultimate Human Challenge

”We have not until now been faced with having to make a conscious, global decision on a path to take that includes and impacts the entire planet and all living species”

Karen Blincoe



Read publications that have featured my writings and articles about sustainability.

We have not, as yet, been able to halt the negative impacts on our societies caused by the current unsustainable development and growth paradigm’ (Achieving Sustainability).


As an expert in the field of sustainability I have been priviledged to being interviewed on many occasions by a variety of international magazines.

Being ahead of the game was not necessarily something to wish for but it helped to raise awareness of the pressing issues.



’We could start by rethinking our educational platform to include intuition, wisdom, spirituality and holistic thinking, as well as basic
knowledge of the interdependence and interconnectedness of all things”

We could teach the next generation of learners skills in how to relate to other people, how to be part of a community, how to go beyond winning and being first. We could help them gain the attributes of being true, authentic and content with who they are…..’(Article in The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy).


”I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”

Verse 4 from the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost sums up my life and career, some of which I have included below.