LiLi's virtual advisory board meetings are back! We are meeting every second Tuesday and we are back with exciting presentations from both, our LiLi project team members and our great advisory board members. Last week Ian Sullivan talked about doing his ethnographic studies during a pandemic and Julia Steinberger briefed us on the project's progress...
Outright denial of global warming is being replaced with more subtle ways of downplaying the need for urgent and far-reaching action. Stuart Capstick and Julia K Steinberger show you how to identify these tactics.
We are proud to announce that our colleague, Yannick Oswald is a prizewinner in the 10th year PGR Publication Prize run by faculty of Environment at the University of Leeds. Yannick won his prize for his article published in Nature earlier this year.
This article outlines the common features of climate delay discourses and provides a guide to identifying them. This is a must-read for everyone who is fighting the current 'Merchants of doubt' in the climate change debates.
In the new study published by Thomas Wiedman, Manfred Lenzen, Lorenz T. Keysser and Julia K. Steinberger summarise the evidence showing that the affluent citizens of the world are responsible for most environmental impacts. However, pinning down exactly who is responsible is trickier than it might seem.
In this Medium article, Julia Steinberger remembers amazing Kirk Smith: I admire Kirk for his multiple pioneering contributions to energy, health and climate science, and to his determination to criss-cross disciplinary boundaries as though they were nothing but threads to be woven together for greater knowledge.
Lina Brand-Correa comments: Pre-pandemic, we were working too hard and sacrificing public space to private cars. Lockdown forced us to reflect on what really matters
In a new WEAll briefing paper published earlier this May, Milena Buchs et al outline a set of ten principles for “building back better” toward a wellbeing economy. “Wellbeing economics for the covid-19 recovery” showcases examples of inspiring actions around the world that are moving us towards a wellbeing economy, along with examples of actions...
Tom Haines-Doran argues for public ownership of rail and buses. LBC 28/12/19
Abstract Since the late 1980s, successive governments have increased the role of the private sector in the provision of basic services in the UK, particularly in England. In addition, shifting global trends have led to financial innovation, providing more imaginative methods of sweating capital assets and extracting revenue. As a result, the provision of services...