Tag Archives: sustainability

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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Psychosocial factors influencing responses to ecological crisis – seminar 24 Nov Manchester

I’m presenting some findings from my PhD research at Manchester Metropolitan University on Tues 24th Nov 2015, 2 – 3.30pm, John Dalton East Building Room 423, as part of the Sustainability  and Ethical Enterprise Group meeting series. Following my presentation … Continue reading

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LIke birch or oak? Nature as business model

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Here’s a talk I gave last week at the Small is Beautiful conference for microbusinesses in Glasgow.  As you read, hear the dawn chorus quietly in the background.. Where can we look to for guidance and inspiration in running our … Continue reading

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Trapped in techno-scientism: is this hindering Manchester becoming an eco-city?

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Just published a provocative new article for Platform which is an online portal for sharing knowledge and intelligence on sustainability across Greater Manchester. I explore this question by beginning at the beginning, with life. But with life comes death, existential … 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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New website – Lancaster University sustainability network

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Sustainability Responsibility Plus (SR+) network, hosted by Lancaster University Management School, has a new website. SR+ is an interdisciplinary forum for exploring new research and related action in environmental sustainability and responsibility. The focus is on Lancaster University research and … Continue reading

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Sustainability Plus seminar: 24th Oct, Lancaster University

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SR+ seminar series: exploring new ideas, research and action in environmental sustainability and responsibility I’ve just taken over coordinating the SR+ seminar series at Lancaster University, and am presenting at the first event this Thurs 24th Oct, at 12 – … Continue reading

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