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Ouch: a system of environmental justice

Maximising happiness does not work. I wonder if minimising pain can work a bit better. Let’s say we create a measure of a unit of pain e.g. a “hurt” established by experiment as the pain experienced by putting your index … Continue reading

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Guest post: Climate change and toilet roll

This is the first guest post on the Bustard.  It is from Anarchiman, a climate revolutionary living inside an architect living in London. Climate change is like toilet roll You start with a massive pack. Seemingly endless sheets tempt you … Continue reading

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Ten policies to reduce demand for carbon intensive living and policies

Engender loathing of cars through humiliation of children whose parents drive them to school in an SUV Induce spite for poor insulation by attaching social stigma to people with single glazing   Create a visceral loathing of driving by adding … Continue reading

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Ten policies to increase demand for low carbon living and policies

Today a think-tank (IPPR) published a call for a central bank to regulate the EU ETS.  You heard this back in May 2006 on the Bustard (http://www.thebustard.com/?p=457). So here, a few years too early, are ten policies to cut emissions. … Continue reading

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Lots of leadership but not from the top

Sometimes we are disappointed in the lack of leadership on climate matters by political leaders.  The former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan talked of that lack of leadership on climate change as “inexcusable” and “shocking”.  He was referring to the leaders … Continue reading

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