environmental space

Fair shares of Oxfam’s doughnut?

I welcome innovations in our thinking which move us closer to realizing  just sustainabilities and Kate Raworth/Oxfam's A Safe and Just Operating Space for Humanity: Can We Live Within the Doughnut? is no exception. Its clarity and ease of visualization make it an excellent communication tool for students, academics, policymakers and activists alike. The focus of just sustainabilities which I have articulated more fully elsewhere (Agyeman et al. 2003, Agyeman 2005), is the development of policy and [...]

By | 2012-03-05T17:06:56+00:00 March 5th, 2012|Just Sustainabilities|1 Comment

Fair shares in environmental space?

4.5/25 is the most dangerous statistic on the planet. It reveals a bloated truth, that the U.S. with just 4.5% of the world's population consumes 25% of the world's resources. This cannot and will not continue as India, China, Brazil, Russia etc make their increasing demands on global resources. A starting point for a global discussion on how to allocate resources more fairly in a world of limits comes from a policy tool developed by German [...]

By | 2010-11-14T16:06:49+00:00 November 14th, 2010|Just Sustainabilities|1 Comment