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Defra's sustainable development website launches a new calendar and archive of planned and past events and publications from government and international public bodies covering the sustainable development agenda.
Online resources round-up: impact calculator, climate graphs, local maps, earth map, Scottish info »
The SDRN highlights new online resources: environmental impact calculator; graphs of climate indicators; mapping local authority data; online information on the environment in Scotland; Eye on Earth mapping service.
Virtuous Circles: Values, Systems and Sustainability, a new book from IIED, calls for a circular approach to the production and supply of food, energy and water, to replace unsustainable linear systems of production.
In World Water Week, we look at new publications focusing on water, highlighted by the SDRN: EU water policy fitness check; attitudes to water services in a changing climate; a community approach to catchment management.
"A key message of Signals 2011 is the role we all play in shaping the world today and the role we can play in shaping the future. With the right governance, economic incentives and attitudes, we can design a fairer, better future."
The SDRN highlights new research publications in sustainable development: a toolkit for wellbeing; concerns about windpower; the value of ecosystem goods and services; assessing the EU's 6th Environment Action Programme.
The SDRN has published the outputs of Dr Helen Walker's review of procurement, looking at successful businesses, their approaches to procurement and the relevance of these to current debates on sustainable public procurement.
The SDRN highlights three new publications looking at energy and sustainable development: an examination of carbon emissions from heat; an exploration of community energy projects; a survey of fuel poverty.
The SDRN highlights recent publications: co-production for better public services; working across boundaries in large scale urban design; encouraging sustainability in everyday lives; sustainable rural communities.
The SDRN highlights recent publications: ten principles for urban transport; improving wellbeing with green space; decoupling economic growth from environmental pressures; defining and discussing slow travel.