CO2 emissions from Negawatts: Cultural Values need to change

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[…]

Call for Papers for the AAG 2017 on Food sharing: contemporary cultures, practices and economies

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[…]

Last chance to register for the 2nd International Conference on Consumer Research (ICCR) 2016

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[…]

Basic Income, sustainable consumption and the ‘DeGrowth’ movement

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[…]