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Green (Graduates) Futures: Blog entry

It has become clear in the last few years that the ‘Doom and Gloom’ approach previously associated with climate change campaigns hasn’t had the impact that was hoped for. Whilst showing the many negative impacts of climate change and other major issues such as loss of biodiversity certainly affects people, it renders them a little helpless most of the time.

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Another excellent entry for our Green (Graduate) Futures Contest

‘What is the value of positive communications around sustainability, and why it’s a more effective way of encouraging people to change their behaviour?’ Despite the theme of this blog, I’m going to begin with a lot of negativity. I consider what might be referred to as the ‘environmental movement’, a failure. For a large part of past 50 years it has

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WINNER: Green (Graduate) Futures Contest

If the World Were Your Kitchen… A tower of encrusted dishes stacked precariously in the sink. Five day-old wet clothes in the washing machine (adding mustiness to the lingering smell of last night’s curry). At least six recognizable different types of stains on the cooker. An inch-thick layer of bacon grease in the grill speckled with tiny bits of what I assume

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After Rio+20: The People’s Summit

The outcome of last month’s United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, known as Rio+20 to commemorate 20 years of the Earth Summit in 1992, has been heavily criticized by environmental NGOs and activists – many had predicted earlier in the year that the conference was doomed for failure. However, while heads of states and delegates from

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