This month we are going all out to avoid confirmation bias, and reading the newly released 2nd edition of “How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place” by Bjorn Lomborg. No doubt a worthy question to ask, but will you agree with Lomborg’s analysis? If not, come and tell us howContinue reading “How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place? (Green Thinkers – 13th Nov 2014)”
Green-Thinkers is reading is the bold and provocative ‘Prosperity without Growth‘ by Tim Jackson this spring. You are invited to our second bookclub that will take place at the Bridge Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ on 6th June 2013 at 6.30pm. To book email firstname.lastname@example.org by 29th May, and pay £5 on the door which includes room hire,Continue reading “‘Prosperity without Growth’ by Tim Jackson – Bookclub debate on 6th June 2013”
‘read, think, challenge, debate, refine, connect, inspire…’ So the world didn’t end in 2012 and we are facing a future of 8 billion people, over 2 degrees of warming, scarcer resources, and fragmented ecosystems. However humans are an ingenious and creative species so individuals, communities, businesses and governments should be capable of tackling these issues headContinue reading “Invitation to Green-Thinkers Bookclub”
We are looking for contemporary sustainability books covering a range of topics that would appeal to non-specialists. Topics may include peak food, the fracking debate, population growth, climate change, green cities, sustainable design, and sustainable capitalism. All suggestions welcome.