This month newsletter brings you an excerpt from the first E.F.Schumacher lecture by alternative economist James Robertson. He feels that sustainable development should be a pro-active way of life rather than reactive 'after' response to the ecological crisis that we make. He states: …There is a system here that has to be changed. The need is for systemic change, not just for disconnected changes in one part of the economic system or another. Read a larger excerpt from the lecture in the newsletter.