Tag Archive for 'lifestyle'

Improving human well-being while relying on fossil fuels drives up carbon emissions worldwide

February 23rd, 2014 by Nature Climate Change

Growing economies across the world have seen the average life expectancy at birth rise since 1970, but at a significant cost to the environment, reports a paper, The Carbon Intensity of Human well-being, published on 24 February 2014 in Nature Climate Change. Past research has confirmed that economic development improves the quality of life. However, […]

Prosperity without Growth? – The transition to a sustainable economy

April 22nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Sustainable Development Commission published “Prosperity Without Growth? – The Transition to a sustainable economy by Professor Tim Jackson in 2009. The report calls on world leaders to adopt a 12-step plan to make the transition to a fair, sustainable, low carbon economy.