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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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pro-environmental values in the arts sector

I’ve just written a blog for Mission Models Money re.think project on new insights into the potential for pro-environmental behaviour in the arts sector, that I’ve gained from re-visiting a research project I did a couple years ago on 21st century competencies, … Continue reading

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Manchester – local food economy

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In a previous post I described a project I’m working on with the Transition Network, assessing the potential value of a new (more resilient and sustainable) local economy in Manchester UK. Here’s a presentation on Manchester local food economy it’s based … Continue reading

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Researching value of new local economy

I’m working on a project with Transition Network to assess the potential value of a new (more resilient and sustainable) local economy in Manchester. The research focuses is on local food, retrofit of housing, and renewable energy sectors. We’re gathering … Continue reading

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Greening the arts: from values to actions

This is a full version of the article I’ve written in Arts Professional issue 244. Denial, fear, anger, grief, despair, guilt, smugness, hope.  How are you feeling today? These are some typical responses to the enormity and complexity of the … Continue reading

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A new type of local economy

I’m working on a research project with Transition Network to assess the potential value of a new type of local economy in Manchester (I’ll write more about this soon). Transition is an initiative that supports community-led responses to climate change, peak oil and … Continue reading

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