Halina Brown: “Sustainable Consumption in Style”

I read in the most recent issue of New Yorker about this fellow Peter Adeney who lives a happy life of extreme frugality and small carbon footprint. His point is that this is not deprivation but rather liberation (he retired at age 30). Great idea. But here is my question: Why is it that people Read more about Halina Brown: “Sustainable Consumption in Style”[…]

Lausanne Workshop (2014)

The European chapter of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI Europe) convened a two-day workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland from Monday December 8 to Tuesday December 9, 2014, as part of the ‘Anchoring inter- and trans-disciplinary sustainable consumption research in Swiss universities’ project, funded by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, Sustainable Development Read more about Lausanne Workshop (2014)[…]

Crash landing at Schiphol Airport

Schiphol airport in Amsterdam used to be my favorite large city international airport. It offered a quiet lounge furnished with couches, a children playing area with soft pads and cushions, a room for praying, which was an oasis of tranquility, and even a small art gallery featuring selections from Rijksmuseum. I always thought: Oh, the Read more about Crash landing at Schiphol Airport[…]