July 10, 2020

In mid-March, prior to the announcement of lockdown in the UK, Change Agents UK published a blog post that speculated on the potential environmental impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, both positive and negative. This explored the potential effect of many changes on n...

Worldwide, millions of students are facing unprecedented disruptions to their education. Exams have been cancelled, enrolment dates pushed back, key events postponed, and the delivery of lectures and course content changed radically and indefinitely. The promise of pos...

In the age of the Anthropocene, we urgently need new ways of thinking and acting. Economists are predicting that biophysical limits will determine the post-growth world and, as things stand, this will be characterised by mass migration, profound natural hazards, and hu...

Windows of opportunity & good actions in a time of crisis

Today is Earth Day.

Around the world, people are uniting for the sake of a healthy planet: millions of individuals applying their combined weight to keep social and environmental progress mobilised and moving forw...

March 27, 2020

The global response to coronavirus has had significant socio-economic ramifications. Whilst the UK government has pledged considerable sums towards supporting employment and boosting out-of-work benefits, it remains the case that thousands of employees have been made r...

March 20, 2020

The response to the spread of COVID-19 has made strides towards reducing global climate emissions, or so it would seem. Carbon dioxide emissions from China declined by 25% in February compared to a similar time last year, due to the drastic reduction in industrial proc...

So far 245 local authorities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have declared a climate emergency. And, these represent over 70% of the population!

149 of these have set a target of reaching zero emissions by 2030 or earlier.

“It is a cross-p...

The SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS or the GOOD LIFE GOALS:

What are they and will they make a difference to the quality of life in the UK?

Any child who starts primary school in September 2019 will complete its secondary education in around 2033. No one can predict with a...

“As Aristotle put it long ago, human beings are distinguished from other species by our ability to use language. Yet too often, at our jobs and in our business, we don't listen to one another. Invested in our views, we explain when we should inquire. Caught up in our o...

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