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  • A UK net-zero target must inspire global action
    by Ben on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Government experts have recommended the UK goes carbon-neutral by 2050. Is this ambitious enough, and how can other countries follow suit? […]

  • Water & wellbeing in the Peruvian Amazon
    by Ben on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:27 am

    Lifeline to millions, the Amazon is a challenging river to navigate. But a new infrastructure project has encountered indigenous opposition. […]

  • What would a response to the climate emergency look like?
    by Ben on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:32 am

    Nature is in the emergency room, and the diagnosis is grim. What treatments might nurse our planet back to health? […]

  • CSR isn't enough. We need system change.
    by Ben on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 10:44 am

    Sustainability consultant and systems theorist Frank Dixon explores how structural change is necessary to deliver deep sustainability. […]

  • 8 tips to turbocharge the green transformation
    by Ben on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    The UN has some ambitious targets for human & environmental flourishing by 2030. But how can we make sure these targets aren't missed? […]

  • The future of electric vehicles
    by Ben on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    Electric vehicles aren't niche anymore. As major car companies ramp up for mass production, are we on the cusp of an electric revolution? […]

  • Green hearts and gilets jaunes
    by Ben on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    The protests sweeping French cities are a forceful reminder that without economic justice, the green transition will not happen. […]

  • Book launch: Growing and grown up economies
    by Ben on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 1:49 pm

    A new book asks - isn't there a point where our economies have done enough growing, and are grown-up? […]

  • Could an innovative Green New Deal kickstart 2019?
    by Ben on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11:24 am

    Business must help the Green New Deal cut through partisan deadlock to solve massive environmental and social challenges. […]

  • Women: Powerful agents of change for an economic transition
    by Chris on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Gender inequality is not just a moral issue. It’s an economic and environmental one. On International Women’s Day, Catriona McLean reveals w […]

  • To bee, or not to bee
    by Ben on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Could humans survive an "insect apocalypse"? Our partners in Peru explore the vital importance of bees and other pollinating insects. […]

  • Convenor's Update, March 2019
    by Ben on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 3:00 am

    GEC Convenor Oliver Greenfield shares his thoughts on the Green New Deal, school strikes, and our tenth anniversary as a network. […]

  • Imagining the impossible
    by Ben on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 10:45 am

    To change our economies we need new stories to guide how the world works. Are these new narratives finally emerging? […]

  • Global Meeting 2019 Event Report now online
    by Ben on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    All the discussion, debate and updates from the network and beyond, gathered during three days in Cape Town, January 2019. […]

  • The authority of innocence: the School Strike for Climate
    by Ben on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    The #YouthStrike4Climate is hugely inspiring. But school kids can't do it alone. Us adults need to get on with building a better future. […]