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.
LAW stands for Light Air Water. These three things are essential for life. They are probably the most essential of all ‘nutrients’ but most people don’t factor them into their plans.
You need adequate exposure to daylight […]
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 […]
An article entitled “Robots could threaten up to half New Zealand’s jobs in next 20 years” highlights yet another problem with our economies. The problem is that workers are losing the ability to find jobs because […]