- Children and the Environment
- ELiCiT (Exploring lifestyle changes in transition)
- Foundations for Sustainable Living
- Mapping Rebound Effects
- PASSAGE (Prosperity and Sustainability in the Green Economy)
- Policy Dialogue
- Price Responsiveness of Demand in Energy
- Resilience and Sustainable Lifestyles
- Sustainability Transitions in Food Systems
- Sustainable Living in Remote Rural Scotland
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Tim Jackson in BBC Newsnight report on circular economy, 24 July 2014
Featuring Ellen MacArthur and Tim Jackson, the recent BBC Newsnight report by Mark Miodownik on the throwaway culture in modern society introduces the concept of the circular economy and presents new designs and material technologies trying to tackle the tasks at hand. See the video here.
Two day workshop, University of Surrey 15/16 July
This workshop, to be held at the University of Surrey on 15-16 July 2014, will bring together the expertise of those engaged in research into lifecourse transitions with those who have expertise in different aspects of sustainable lifestyles and practices...Read more
Tim Jackson in podium discussion with Jon Snow, Sally Uren and Julia Groves, Guildhall, London 10 July 2014
Growing Prosperity is a one-day conference at the Guildhall in London exploring the potential benefits of a greener economy and its important role in creating prosperity for all. It is designed to be "participative and proactive, providing an open forum for civil society organisations, funders, policy thinkers and makers to share good ideas, connect local solutions to global challenges, and explore how best to grow and multiply the shoots of innovation"...Read more
New SLRG working paper by Rachael Durrant
On the 6th of June SLRG researcher Rachael Durrant presented a 5000-word working paper on the civil society innovation project at the British Sociological Association (BSA)’s Early Career Theory Symposium, which was held at the London School of Economics. The paper, which aims to improve our understanding of the important roles that civil society organisations play within processes of large-scale social change, is available to download here.
Tim Jackson at 5x15 event, video now online
On Monday, 30 June 2014 Tim Jackson joined George Monbiot, Kate Raworth, Danny Dorling and Jack Monroe for a lively evening at The Tabernacle, London. Under the special theme Capitalism & its Discontents, the speakers shared their individual stories about their inspiration and passion for sustainability change. The video of Tim Jackson's talk is available here.
Tim Jackson gives opening lecture at 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Paris 8 July 2014
In the context of the global economic crisis, with its various forms across countries and segments of society, this year's congress "From crisis to sustainable well-being" aims to concentrate on the individual and social reactions to that crisis that go beyond economic issues: the question of individual and collective well-being.
Tim Jackson to give lecture for Thor Heyerdahl Summer School, Ås 18 June 2014
The session will explore the resource implications of further growth, the technical potential for decoupling growth from resource throughput, the system dynamics of the modern economy and the psychological and social drivers of unsustainable consumption. It will also highlight differences between developed and developing countries in relation to economic growth...Read more
Tim Jackson to give evidence for Environmental Audit Committee on a circular economy, London 11 June 2014
This is the third evidence session in the Committee’s “Growing a circular economy” inquiry. The Committee will explore whether it is possible to de-couple economic growth from natural resource use and the role that household recycling and the waste management sector plays in the circular economy....Read more
Ian Christie to present SLRG findings at the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts conference, London 11 June 2014
Drawing on SLRG findings and the research synthesis delivered by Tim Jackson at the SLRG dissemination event, Ian Christie will present key lessons from SLRG for policy interventions. The conference is to be held at the RSA on the 11 June 2014 and is set out to provide the delegates with concret ideas of how to work more effectively on changing social norms to act on climate change credibly and constructively...Read more
Tim Jackson speaks at The Architectural League of New York, 24 April 2014
As part of the consideration of Economics & Investment within the 5KL initiative - an initiative dedicated to new ways of thinking, talking, and acting on architecture, climate change, and the economic future - Tim Jackson will speak about the shifting paths for achieving prosperity in our lives...Watch the talk here.