Food provides people with energy, but it also takes energy to gather, cultivate, process and prepare food. The difference between the energy consumed as food and the energy used to produce it, is the net energy of […]
A study done by the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi showed that there was a negative relationship between energy consumed and happiness. The reason for this may suggest a new way of thinking about consuming, one that […]
It is that time of the year again. We have updated our list of sustainable present ideas which provide all the well-being of giving and receiving, at the same time as caring for the environment and other people.
What is good for the environment is good for people. Being sustainable has many benefits that will increase peoples’ well-being. Anything you do to reduce your ecological footprint can save money, improve your health, and […]
The following ‘inventions’ provide seven good reasons why society needs to use the precautionary principle. Invention throughout human history has been a process of trial and error. When an error was made it impacted very […]
When it comes to sustainability measures there’s always been too much emphasis on trivial things. The cynical side of me says that it is the system trying to smokescreen the actual, big issues. I never […]
It is strange, and quite disturbing, that a number of notions, and the words that signify them, have become dirty. In other words they are disdained, even reviled, amongst a certain, large section of […]
The evolutionist Richard Dawkins has explained that humans’ are innately selfish, greedy and interested in short-term gains over long-term benefits. He points out that because of its short-term, opportunistic characteristic Darwinism is not […]