Archive for 'resources'
The FCRN considers a new study examining where the economic, political and natural resource power currently lies in world agriculture, how that might change in future and what it means to British farmers.
Toby Pickard considers how the grocery industry is responding to sustainability issues, drawing recent IGD research into shopper attitudes to the environment and industry practices, and the new Environmental Sustainability Matrix.
WWF's collection of case studies from around the world demonstrate how businesses and entrepreneurs are responding to environmental challenges with innovation and transformation.
Energy publications round-up: UK consumption, household facts, bio-energy, fuel poverty, renewables »
The SDRN highlights new publications on energy: UK energy consumption; housing energy fact file; bio-energy technologies; fuel poverty and a low carbon economy; energy and fuel poverty policy; renewable electricity.
Rob Fenn of The British Assessment Bureau considers the options available to businesses looking to reduce their water consumption, from monitoring, maintenance and education, to the use of new technology.
In one of a series of articles from ADAS to mark World Water Week, Chris Fawcett of ADAS, looks at the issue of water scarcity and how water footprinting can improve supply chain management and reduce environmental impact.
Sir John Beddington, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, discusses how climate-smart agriculture can meet the challenges of resource constraints, climate change and a growing population.
After one of the driest UK Aprils on record Philip Monaghan considers the example of water cooperatives in Finland and argues that innovative local governance is essential to protect the UK’s supply of water.
WEAVE Recycle, a social enterprise, is using recycled waste as a resource for training teachers and teaching children about sustainability, waste and interconnected systems through creative exploration and expression.
27 January to 10 March 2011, Oxford: Lecture series addressing Professor Beddington's "Perfect Storm" concept, that the world risks multiple interacting environmental and natural resource challenges by 2030.