Love this! Networks like the Global Ecovillage Network are invaluable sources of information and learnings on how to enable and scale more sustainable living infrastructure - and influence sustainable lifestyle behaviour.
How should we move around? What roles do cars, public transport, walking and cycling play in society? We must consider emissions and pollution, infrastructure, spatial planning, communities, new services and traveling for work and pleasure.See More
"CherylAs I see it, fashion is composed of trends that, by definition, appear and disappear along time. Some trends are so well accepted that become a market attribute for products and services. For example, talking about shoes, 10-15 years ago…"
New article from Nature magazine shows prototype of shoes that charge your smart phone while you walk. Is the future of fashion, functional fashion? Also a cross-cutting theme - synergies between consuming, mobility and living Article: Time for a power walkBy: Katharine Sanderson, et. al.@Nature News,Published online: 23 August 2011; | doi:10.1038/news.2011.493http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/news.2011.493 sent via nature.com iPad app:…See More
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Yesterday's op-ed from Thomas Friedman:
The Earth Is Full
By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN
Published: June 7, 2011
You really do have to wonder…"
Can you please update the description for our Sustainable Consuming working group to:
What will a sustainable future mean for the way we consume? How can we fulfill individual needs and desires more sustainably? What are…"
In the May 2011 issue of The New Yorker magazine, PepsiCo CEO, Indra Nooyi reveals that she hired Derek Yack, (well known as the architect of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at the W.H.O., a landmark public health policy which imposed strict limits on tobacco companies) to implement the new dietary guidelines he proposed to the W.H.O. at PepsiCo - and go beyond. In 2002 Yach proposed new dietary guidelines, targeted at food companies, which recommended reducing sugar and salt to…See More
The final conference of SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 will be held on November 26-27 2012 in Brussels.
The findings of the SPREAD 2050 project will be showcased and discussed during the two day conference. It is a possibility to hear the first hand results of the SPREAD 2050 project. Emphasis is on how the findings can be turned into action.
You have a chance to influence how the conference…