In August 2016, SCORAI Europe organised a Degrowth workshop in Budapest associated with the Degrowth Budapest 2016 conference. You can find all information about the workshop at SCORAI Degrowth Workshop Budapest 2016 – SCORAI.
On our mailing list, Maurie Cohen raised attention to the following article in the Huffington Post, written our SCORAI member Richard Wilk. Cultural Values need to change if we want to slow down climate change. The CO2 emissions of sacred cows Richard Wilk Indiana University […] Several years ago we had our kitchen rebuilt by Read more about CO2 emissions from Negawatts: Cultural Values need to change[…]
SCORAI member Oona Morrow shared the following invitation to a call for papers for a conference on food waste in 2017 on our mailing list. Dear Scorai members, I am excited to share our call for papers for the 2017 AAG in Boston. I have enjoyed following many threads on this list around the questions and Read more about Call for Papers for the AAG 2017 on Food sharing: contemporary cultures, practices and economies[…]
Christian Bala shared the following invitation to the ICCR 2016 on our mailing list. LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER for the 2nd International Conference on Consumer Research (ICCR) 2016 THE 21ST CENTURY CONSUMER: VULNERABLE, RESPONSIBLE, TRANSPARENT? September 26-27, 2016 Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn, Ahrstr. 45, 53175 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE ICCR 2016 Read more about Last chance to register for the 2nd International Conference on Consumer Research (ICCR) 2016[…]
Jason Murphy shared the following article on basic income on our mailing list that he wrote after attending our recent 2016 Conference. I recently went to a fascinating conference organized by SCORAI, the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative. This organization is dedicated to interdisciplinary study of consumption and the ecological impact of that consumption. Read more about Basic Income, sustainable consumption and the ‘DeGrowth’ movement[…]
Maurie Cohen shared the following NY Times article with us on the mailing list that analyses how changes in demand might have led to low growth on the supply side and thus a low total growth of the global economy. Read more at We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here? – The New York Read more about We’re in a Low-Growth World. How Did We Get Here?[…]
Thanks to great submissions and the work of Catie, Darcy & Emily we are happy to announce our latest newsletter for August 2016. You can get the PDF here.