CfP for SCORAI-sponsored Sessions at the GRF-SCP Conference

Shared by Maurie Cohen on our mailing list. The SCORAI Board is organizing a series of sessions at the Third International Conference of the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption being held June 27‒29, 2017 at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. The theme of the event is “Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and Read more about CfP for SCORAI-sponsored Sessions at the GRF-SCP Conference[…]

Reminder for Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene. Symposium, 24-25 April 2017,  Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

Shared by Dimitris Stevis. Proposal deadline: November 1, 2016 Environmental justice is a central component of sustainability politics during the Anthropocene – the current geological age when human activity is the dominant influence on climate and environment. Every aspect of sustainability politics requires a close analysis of its equity implications, and environmental justice provides us with Read more about Reminder for Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene. Symposium, 24-25 April 2017,  Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA[…]

Scamming in the Sharing Economy: “not your Mom’s B&B”

Shared by Patrick Bond on our mailing list. It seems like politicians, journalists and pundits are lining up to praise the “innovative” promise of the so-called “sharing economy.” But is there something sinister lurking behind the collaborative facade that so often accompanies rosy assessments of the peer-to-peer online sector? To consider this question, we connected Read more about Scamming in the Sharing Economy: “not your Mom’s B&B”[…]

Sustainable Consumption and Autonomous Vehicles

Shared by Esthi Zipori on our mailing list. For SCORAI-ers interested in the future of urban mobility, we are in the process of reactivating a discussion forum on the general theme of post-automobility. Sponsored and supported by the Tellus Institute under the banner of its Great Transition Initiative. The forum, in the near term will Read more about Sustainable Consumption and Autonomous Vehicles[…]