Tag Archive: environment

Jan 23

Optimism: Where did it go and can we get it back?

I was interviewed yesterday for a really interesting and timely article in The Scotsman Newspaper. Published Date: 23 January 2009 (c) The Scotsman Newspaper By Jenny Haworth THE Great Depression gave us the jet engine and the electric razor, and the First World War provided the inspiration for some of the most moving poetry ever …

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Sep 03

Let Your Light Follow You Around

In August I heard of the launch of an excellent idea called One Hundred Months (www.onehundredmonths.org). The web site says: “We have 100 months to save the planet. When the clock stops ticking we could be beyond the climate’s ‘tipping point’, the point of no return.” I really like the idea behind the site as …

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Jul 13

Become a Superhero

There is a lot in the news about the world crisis we face. It’s on many scales – food prices, oil, petrol/gas, the environment, instable financial and property markets, mass consumption, population… I talk with many people who are quite burdened with these “problems”. On the one hand we want to enjoy our lives, but …

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Jul 06

The Story of Stuff

Whenever I see something truely exceptional, I’m excited to share it with the world. The Story of Stuff is a wonderful take on mass consumption and what we can do about it. I’ll be posting up all seven parts, starting today with the Intro:    

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