Shuffle the Futures

See expertise everywhere – and work in coalitions that come together around a concern

Expertise is often shrouded in mystery as something that is only acquired in specialised settings, the domain of disciplinary elites. In fact expertise is everywhere, arising out of everyone’s daily familiarity. The knowledge that comes with this is often discredited as mere experience, a lower rank of knowledge that does not enter the realm of professional work. We all experience the impact of climate, so start by recognising expertise in the everyday and as equally valid form of knowledge. How might practice, research and decision making become better to include diverse perspectives on complex problems?