New report sets out a strategy roadmap for fostering and communicating sustainable lifestyles, illustrated by cases from around the world

The Fostering and Communicating Sustainable Lifestyles: Principles and Emerging Practices report furthers understanding of sustainable lifestyles to accelerate their widespread adoption. (Summary Report and Full Report attached) This report offers a four step strategy roadmap for success with eight operating principles to guide the design, adaptation, and evaluation of sustainable lifestyles campaigns and initiatives as Read more about New report sets out a strategy roadmap for fostering and communicating sustainable lifestyles, illustrated by cases from around the world[…]

Nature’s Laws No Longer Apply…

by Chris Clugston and shared by William Rees on the SCORAI mailing list. …because we Homo sapiens have become “exemptional”! The vast majority of industrialized humanity presumes without thought or question that our industrial lifestyle paradigm – the way of life that we in the industrialized world consider “normal” – will persist indefinitely. While seldom Read more about Nature’s Laws No Longer Apply…[…]

This is what SCORAI members think about the “Sharing Economy”

William Rees It has long puzzled me that discussions of the neoliberal economy often neglect two things: The first is that the neoliberal ‘lens’ magnifies a single growth-promoting value—efficiency–at the expense of all others.  The result is more efficient (and more destructive) growth (simply getting bigger, not necessarily better) at the expense of economic diversity, Read more about This is what SCORAI members think about the “Sharing Economy”[…]

Announcing Winter/Spring Mini-Colloquium Series on Post-work/Post-consumer Futures

The SCORAI Board and Tellus Institute are pleased to announce plans to host a Winter/Spring Mini-Colloquium Series on Post-work/Post-consumer Futures that will delve into issues at the interface of digital automation, technological unemployment, worktime reduction, consumption, and lifestyle innovation. Speakers in the series will be: February 16: Peter Frase, Editor at Jacobin magazine and author Read more about Announcing Winter/Spring Mini-Colloquium Series on Post-work/Post-consumer Futures[…]