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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

Twitter Roundup, 21 August 2013

Interesting views opposing the anti-fracking groups re: previous tweet from @TheCommentator. Check the views in the comments. Not convinced. Hilariously, Green MP Caroline Lucas (arrested earlier) says democracy has failed … Continue reading

21 August 2013 · Leave a comment

Twitter Roundup

The hideous Belgian Blue SUPERCOW. Can people be persuaded to alter their diets for health and sustainability? http://t.co/2Io9l6tmbC Sweden’s energy supply now over 50 percent renewable! http://t.co/xgNKG6SMqA Amazing reality for … Continue reading

31 May 2013 · Leave a comment

How to be green – Solar Power is cheaper than carbon capture and storage (CCS)

Originally posted on SIMON WILD:
Getting to zero carbon or 80% by 2050 is a tough task, its going to cost money but as with anything that costs money we…

12 March 2013 · 2 Comments

From Limits to Growth to Global Change

   Reflection on Buttel et al, From Limits to Growth to Global change (1990) This is a paper that compares and contrasts two dominant debates in environmental science and ideology, … 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

Challenges, what challenges? Where’s the remote…

Yes sir, but can we switch off the tube for a minute please, sir? Can we sit and think for a few minutes maybe? Shouldn’t we be concentrating on the … Continue reading

21 February 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

Environmental Sustainability, Everyone’s Duty

However you look at it, either as sustainability, protection, stewardship, or just old fashioned respect, unless the overwhelming majority of us begin to take responsibility for the environment on multiple … Continue reading

7 February 2012 · Leave a comment

Thoughts for Environmental Activists, Climate Change ‘Believers’ and Skeptics Alike

According to the Buddhist faith, this passage contained within their cannon outlines the Buddha’s thoughts about believing: “Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not … Continue reading

6 January 2012 · Leave a comment

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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