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Sustainabilty: Conceptual Approaches
Consumer Responsibility – Is It Just A Fad?
An interdisciplinary study group of the “Scholars in Residence” (SiR) program at the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities in Essen focuses on the morality of consumers.
Improving Sustainability with Swarm Intelligence?
Swarms are intelligent. The same can also be said of “swarms” or groups of people. Swarm intelligence helps when making business decisions and spotting trends.
“A Real Tour De Force” – Ulrich Grober’s Cultural History Of Sustainability
Book critic, Udo E. Simonis, feels that Ulrich Grober’s book, Die Entdeckung der Nachhaltigkeit (The Discovery of Sustainability), is a real tour de force.
Climate Wars – The End of the Enlightenment?
In his much discussed book
(i.e., Climate Wars), social psychologist Harald Welzer gives us little hope for a peaceful future. And he has good reasons for his pessimism.
“There is only one planet, but several cultural approaches to climate change”
Climate change is more than just an issue for the experts – we all have to change our behaviour. An interview with the social scientist Claus Leggewie, from the Essen Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities.
Sustainability – From Principle To Practice
Sustainability is a shifting concept that is frequently used in an arbitrary manner. In many cases, 'sustainable' is also used merely as a synonym for 'lasting'.
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Shopping Illusions: Why Sustainable Consumption Will Not Save the World
“We do not need high growth rates” – Martin Jänicke talks about environmental policy in the financial crisis
Natural Monument to Contemporary History: The “Green Belt”
Council of Sustainable Development
Research for Sustainabiltity
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