ONEPLANET Sustainability Review

Sustainability Research, Reviews and Signposting

Exciting new PhD research opportunity secured by Richard Kulczak

Big news! In Jan 2014 Richard starts research work on the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sustainable Built Environment at the University of Brighton under the watchful eye and guiding … Continue reading

25 December 2013 · Leave a comment

Spend, Don’t Mend.

Monbiot. Awesome. Read it… Spend, Don’t Mend..   Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy. By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 26th November 2013. Guilt is good. It’s … Continue reading

28 November 2013 · Leave a comment

Monbiot: DDT 2.0

DDT 2.0 So important I’ve re blogged it here in full. Thank you Mr. Monbiot. “We’re just beginning to understand the wider impacts of neonicotinoids.” http://www.monbiot.com/2013/08/13/ddt-2-0/ By George Monbiot, published … Continue reading

14 August 2013 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Development, Politics and Agency

Recently a private briefing on SD, Politics and Agency caught my attention.  After a good but brief introduction to social agency through an explanation of sociology’s externalities and psychology’s internalities, … Continue reading

2 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Food for Thought: Four Books and a Seminar

     Two books have surfaced that are particularly exciting: The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis by Jeremy Rifkin and Requiem for a Species: Why we … Continue reading

28 October 2012 · Leave a comment

The Ascent of Man – Engage in Environmental Policy

Jacob Bronowski wrote in his book, The Ascent of Man: We are all afraid – for our confidence, for our future, for the world. That is the nature of the … Continue reading

21 August 2012 · 1 Comment

Will Technology be Our Safety Net?

Is technology a safety net, or does it just get in the way of what’s really important? Safety net for what? What is the problem we are trying to solve … Continue reading

15 February 2012 · 3 Comments

Adapting our Behaviour.

This is the goal. Adapting human behaviour through information, knowledge, education, about the impacts we make, the choices we have, why we must act now, and how we can go … Continue reading

8 July 2011 · Leave a comment

Part of the Problem? or Part of the Solution?

Rampant consumerism.
Widespread unsustainable lifestyles.
Unsustainable business practices.
Damaging and unsustainable travel and transport.
Extensive environmental degradation and biodiversity loss.
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These are some of the problems we face.
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Energy crisis.
Financial crisis.
Uneducated and un-empowered.
Environmental damage.
Food and water shortage.
Climate change.
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Are you part of the problem,
Or are you part of the solution?

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