In November 2019, David, with his life partner, Fran, visited Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa. This trip involved active participation in the Club of Rome Annual Meeting of Members and a Public Summit, and various engagements with faculty, students, and local leaders hosted by the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and the Human Sciences Research Council.

Papers written by David and disseminated in advance of the meetings:

An article written by Leonie Joubert for the Daily Maverick (South Africa media), Nov 18, 2019:

Club of Rome: Looking to Africa for Solutions to Climate Collapse.

Our colleagues at University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business summarized some of the key points from David’s engagements with students and faculty there, and from conversations surrounding his talk at the Club of Rome Summit, Nov 14, 2019:

You Don’t Have to be a Communist to Think Things Need to Change

On Monday, Nov 13, David joined Dr. Tim London for lively discussion on the Ideas Exchange podcast at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business:

How We Need to Reimagine Society