Chris Riedy


Dr Chris Riedy is a researcher, consultant and writer on sustainability and social change. Chris has particular expertise in climate change response, community engagement, environmental communication and sociocultural change processes. He works as a facilitator and change agent to help deliver personal, organisational, systemic and cultural responses to sustainability challenges. Chris has made his strongest research contributions in the areas of integrative research, applied foresight and deliberative democracy. He is a member of the Editorial Board for two leading foresight journals – Futures and World Future Review. He is also the President of the Climate Action Network Australia, Co-Chair of the Australian Node of the Millennium Project and a member of the International Environmental Communication Association. Chris has published 28 peer-reviewed articles, 1 book and more than 50 research reports. He is a frequent contributor to The Conversation and writes a blog called PlanetCentric (

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