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Engagment with Field and Community

I learned about the various steps within Field/Action Research, which was interesting to hear about the different perspectives and approaches coming from various field of studies: 364 more words

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‘Substantial challenges’ in reaching European environment goals

25 March 2015

Article by Katy Orford, National Assembly Research Service

Recent analysis by the European Environment Agency indicates that while environmental policy has delivered many improvements in Europe, substantial challenges remain in many environmental areas. 644 more words


Peterborough - Environmental Capital?

This morning, as I travelled to Market Deeping, I entered Peterborough, to be greeted with a sign welcoming me to the Environmental Capital. Rock on I thought, that something to be proud of. 118 more words


Appeal to Billionaire Owner of AltaLink - Warren Buffett

The growing opposition to AltaLink’s proposed Castle Rock Ridge to Chapel Rock Transmission Project is now appealing directly to Warren Buffett, the U.S. billionaire owner of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, which recently  385 more words


Natural Capital, Greshams Law and the Tainted Altruism Effect

I am in two minds whether to buy Tony Juniper’s new book, What nature does for Britain. On the one hand I think it will be well written and entertaining with lots of good examples of positive action for nature. 645 more words

The business case for water saving when you are watching others drowning in the pouring rain

In their water briefing on 23 February 2015 the University of Cambridge suggests a call for action through a business case for safeguarding nature. Academics always seem to be late on the scene when it comes to nature and the current suggestion, and while welcome by those of us looking to see some sign of progress towards sustainability by corporations, the recent discovery of natural capital by such an august institution, is somewhat disappointing. 522 more words

An Economic 'Free Lunch', but not dessert, too.

Economists who like to tout the “no free lunch” phrase made popular by Friedman are often the first to stammer when it comes to the environment.   194 more words