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Business and Sustainable Consumption: Is There a Contradiction?

"getting consumers to change their habits is difficult, particularly if it costs more"  from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy: "Business and Sustainable Consumption: Is There a Contradiction? "

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/02/business-and-sustainable-consumption-is.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 14, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments

Issues of scale in the global accreditation of sustainable tourism: schemes toward harmonized re-embeddedness?

New article just published - part of forthcoming Special Issue on "A missing pillar? Challenges in theorizing and practicing social sustainability" from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy  http://sspp.proquest.com

http://sspp.proquest.com/archives/vol8iss1/1008-040.klintman.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 3, 2012 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Is Techno-optimism Enough?

"sustainable consumption advocates believe that technology alone will not be sufficient"

see New SSPP Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy "Is Techno-optimism Enough?"

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/is-techno-optimism-enough.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on February 1, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments

climate change, water scarcity, rising sea levels, and melting arctic ice are now core parts of our national security strategy

See new Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy --  "Securing a Sustainable Future: The Military Takes On a New Mission "

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/securing-sustainable-future-military.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 24, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments

A missing pillar? Challenges in theorizing and practicing social sustainability: introduction to the special issue

This introductory article to Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy SPECIAL ISSUE presents the topic and explains some of the challenges of incorporating social sustainability into a broad framework of sustainable development.

http://sspp.proquest.com/archives/vol8iss1/introduction.bostrom.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 19, 2012 at 11:41am — No Comments

"The Future Belongs to Transit"

"Light Rail or bus rapid transit (BRT)--Public transit is one of the keys to sustainability" see New SSPP Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/future-belongs-to-transit.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 18, 2012 at 8:39am — No Comments

Making sense of the social: human-nonhuman constellations and the wicked road to sustainability

JUST PUBLISHED: "The social is a contingent, activated constellation of interagentivities that emerges together with a shared concern that particular customs and habits are not serving the purpose they are expected to serve."

by Juha Hiedanpää, Ari Jokinen, & Pekka Jokinen (from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy )…

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Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 11, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments

"Understanding the Environment and Social Policy" by Tony Fitzpatrick (Editor)

Just Published: SSPP Book Review Perspectives - (3) reviews and rejoinder by Tony Fitzpatrick

http://sspp.proquest.com/archives/vol8iss1/book.fitzpatrick.html

Bringing together leading experts, this textbook explores the key social, political, economic and moral challenges that environmental problems pose for social policy in a global context. Combining theory and practice with an…

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Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 10, 2012 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Cats, Crickets, Cows, and Pigs

"...acquiring two cats may have led to my shrinking consumption of meat..."

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2012/01/cats-crickets-cows-and-pigs.html

see New SSPP Blog Post from from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy  http://sspp.proquest.com

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on January 3, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments

New SSPP Blog Post: "How about an Environmental Value Added Tax?"

"An EVAT might offer an opportunity to attack several problems at once: streamline legislation, raise needed revenue, lower consumption, and reduce GHG emissions."

 

The idea of the United States adopting a value added tax (VAT), a federal tax that charges consumers as they buy items, originated under President Nixon and has been…

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Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on December 20, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

China, India, and the United States: Will the Real Environmental Rogue Please Stand Up?

"For Economist Carl J. Dahlman, a revamped global system is needed to deal with the twin problems of fiscal paralysis and the environment." see New SSPP Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2011/12/china-india-and-united-states-will-real.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on December 13, 2011 at 10:14am — No Comments

material downsizing-is there need for despair?

Guest SSPP Blogger Post "Sustainable Consumption and Austerity " By Maurie Cohen

http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2011/11/sustainable-consumption-and-austerity.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on November 29, 2011 at 9:11am — No Comments

Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy Adds Interactive Capabilities to Enhance Scholarly Articles

Visit http://sspp.proquest.com/?show=interactive

Teamwork with U.S. National Library of Medicine enables readers to engage with SSPP articles

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on November 21, 2011 at 5:13pm — No Comments

"The automobile’s central role in transportation planning must end."

 see New SSPP Blog Post from Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy
"The True Cost of Automobiles."
http://ssppjournal.blogspot.com/2011/11/true-cost-of-automobiles.html

Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on November 17, 2011 at 8:20am — No Comments

SSPP New Data Discovery Tool

SSPP is introducing Academic Programs in Sustainability, a new data discovery tool that allows users to explore a growing database of more than 100 worldwide educational institutions, offering more than 150 degree granting sustainability programs.  The database aims to increase the visibility of these programs to the sustainability…

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Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on November 17, 2011 at 8:13am — No Comments

New issue available: Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy

Dear Colleagues,

I want to introduce you to Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, a freely available, peer-reviewed, open access e-journal.  Our Fall 2011 (Volume 7 Issue 2) issue of Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy is now complete and I invite you to read and share at http://sspp.proquest.com.



The issue begins…

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Added by SsppJournal Sustainabilty on November 8, 2011 at 7:59am — No Comments

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