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A psychosocial perspective on IPCC special report on 1.5°C

This is the talk I gave as part of Averting climate disruption: what now? a panel event at Edinburgh University, 10th Oct 2018, on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on the impacts of 1.5°C global warming . We know … Continue reading

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Flaws of eco-efficiency approach

[I originally posted this to another blog in 2011. Interesting how peak oil isn’t much discussed as an issue any more] When less is not more The low carbon economy promotes eco-efficiency: using fewer resources, releasing less pollution, having a less negative impact. … Continue reading

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Final call to join novel study: your experience of influencing organisational environmental impact

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Individuals who care about the natural world often struggle to enact this in all contexts of their lives [1]. Why is this, and what helps bridge the gap between pro-environmental intention and action? These questions are becoming ever more urgent as … Continue reading

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living in dynamic harmony with nature

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Just published a blog on this topic for The Nature of Business, in preparation for an experiential workshop on ‘Daoism, mindfulness and connecting with nature through physical practice’ that I am running this weekend at Edge of The Wild annual UK … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities: the Manchester that loves and hates wild nature

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When Queen Victoria came to the throne, the area that is now Alexandra Park in south Manchester was a lowland raised bog, a mossland. The neighbourhood next to the park is not called Moss Side for no reason! It seems … Continue reading

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on mindfulness: the breath is your friend

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I’ve been practising mindfulness meditation in various forms for over 7 years, but in the past few months it’s become much more of a central feature in my work and PhD research. It’s like all roads are leading in this … Continue reading

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movement + meaning

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Last week (21/11) Performing Arts Lab hosted a Movement and Meaning symposium. It was a brilliantly stimulating and inspiring event. I gave a 15 min talk that made links between movement, metaphor and mindfulness, dualism, paradox and living in balance. … Continue reading

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