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The London School of Economics reports on the benefits of the growing British bicycling economy

September 5th, 2011 by LSE

A ‘Gross Cycling Product’ report from the London School of Economics (LSE), published by Sky and British Cycling, reveals that almost a quarter of the UK population are now cyclists. The report quantifies for the first time the full economic success story of the UK’s cycling sector which generates £2.9 billion for the British economy, […]

UK AWARE sustainable living show, London Olympia 25 & 26 March 2011

March 15th, 2011 by UK AWARE

The UK AWARE contemporary sustainable living show takes place at Olympia 2, Hammersmith Road, London from 10 am to 6 pm on the 25 and 26 March 2011. The show hosts an excellent seminar programme on sustainability issues. The exhibition is a one stop shop for contemporary sustainable living and 2011 will be the fourth […]

London School of Economics presentations on climate change and sustainability

January 20th, 2011 by Richard Lord

The LSE provides audio recordings and PowerPoint slides of presentations on climate change and sustainability on their Complexity Research Programme website. “Complex Solutions for Complex Problems: Mobilising social response to accelerating climate change in a post-Copenhagen context” by David Wasdell “Convergence: Can the Economy As We Know It Survive Economic Depletion?” by Dr Chris Martenson […]

Climate Change: the city solution

June 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

On 1 June 2010 the LSE hosted a public presentation by Ritt Bjerregaard, Mayor of Copenhagen, Denmark on Climate Change: the city solution. Copenhagen has promoted bicycling and low emissions zones. The LSE has made available the presentation as a video and as a MP3 file.

Sustainable Housing: How can we save 80% of our energy use in existing homes?

May 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

As part of the LSE Sustainability in Practice Lecture series, Anne Power, Professor of Social Policy, Head of LSE Housing and Communities gave a presentation in February 2010 on “Sustainable Housing: how can we save 80% of our energy use in existing homes?” The LSE has made available a PDF file of Professor Anne Power’s […]