Call for papers for the 2016 Conference at the University of Maine

CALL FOR PAPERS and PARTICIPATION Second International Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) Transitions Beyond the Consumer Society University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA June 15–17, 2016 http://www.scorai.org https://www.confmanager.com/main.cfm?cid=2865 Aims and Objectives The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) is organizing its Second International Conference on June 15–17, 2016 at Read more about Call for papers for the 2016 Conference at the University of Maine[…]

SCORAI Israel: welcome our new member!

SCORAI Israel Vision Statement SCORAI Israel is a network of researchers and stakeholders who are interested in the interface between material consumption, technological and cultural transformations, and human wellbeing. Our goal is to advance scientific research and to promote public discussion of the characteristics and consequences of consumer society, taking center stage in our lives Read more about SCORAI Israel: welcome our new member![…]

Conference 2016 announcement & pre-call for participation

Aims and Objectives The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) is organizing its Second International Conference on June 15–17, 2016 at the University of Maine located in Orono, Maine, USA. The conference theme is “Transitions Beyond the Consumer Society” and is intended to provide a space for: The continued development of a network for Read more about Conference 2016 announcement & pre-call for participation[…]

People and Planet First Agenda: A Day of Celebration and Exploration of the New Economy

On May 2nd, 2015, The Institute for Policy Studies’ New Economy Maryland project, Story of Stuff, and Greenpeace USA are convening an afternoon and evening of conversations about what it would take to build a new economy in Maryland. The one day workshop will explore core elements of the emerging New Economy movement, connecting local, national, and global Read more about People and Planet First Agenda: A Day of Celebration and Exploration of the New Economy[…]

Halina Brown speaks at the Jerusalem Institute’s Sustainable Consumption and Urban Policy Conference

Keynote address by Halina Brown, co-founder of SCORAI and Professor at Clark University, at a conference on Sustainable Consumption in Israel: Research and Urban Policy.  The conference was sponsored by the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies at Hebrew University. It was hosted on February 2nd, 2015 by Holon Municipality. The event also marked the founding Read more about Halina Brown speaks at the Jerusalem Institute’s Sustainable Consumption and Urban Policy Conference[…]

BBC Radio Documentary: Can the World Get Rich Forever?

A new documentary on the BBC World Service, Can the world get rich forever?,  looks at “our apparent addiction to economic growth as the secret to prosperity and cure for global poverty”. The 53 minute radio documentary asks questions like: In a finite world with limited resources, can economies continue to grow indefinitely, or will Read more about BBC Radio Documentary: Can the World Get Rich Forever?[…]