How to Spend $75 Billion to Make the World a Better Place? (Green Thinkers – 13th Nov 2014)

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 how […]

‘Prosperity without Growth’ by Tim Jackson – Bookclub debate on 6th June 2013

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 marek@green-thinkers.org by 29th May, and pay £5 on the door which includes room hire, […]

Invitation to Green-Thinkers Bookclub

 ‘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 head […]

Suggestions wanted for books to discuss at 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.