Taxing consumption that contributes to climate change hits the poor the hardest, while overlooking the huge profits tied to greenhouse gas emissions.
New research shows that Americans may have absorbed public messaging about the importance of recycling too well.
Coca-Cola has made ambitions climate and sustainability pledges, but marketing its products worldwide will always be a top priority.
Do the show’s fans secretly identify with the characters’ pursuit of power and pleasure?
Paying for the true cost of consumption could help grow the economy.
Learning about the history of public executions offers insight into our contemporary appetite for – and apathy towards – the suffering of others.
As living standards rise, we could see smaller populations but much bigger ecological impacts.
Halloween has become yet another consumption ritual – but you can choose to celebrate it sustainably.
A 1972 report warned that unchecked consumption could crater the world economy by 2100. Fifty years and much debate later, can humanity innovate quickly enough to avoid that fate?
The number of people who die from climate change each year is roughly the same as the number of people who die from tobacco use.
Meat has been a marker of class and gender divides, sparked scientific revolutions and has been at the centre of wars.
Learning about sustainable development and consumption should not be limited to particular disciplines like those in the sciences and technologies.
A big part of coming to terms with consumption and climate change involves acknowledging the inordinate consumption and climate impact of the wealthy.
Have you ever bought an item and then just not gotten around to using it because the time never felt right? New studies suggest an explanation for what researchers call nonconsumption.
The pandemic has people spending more time online for school, socializing and work. To maintain a healthy relationship with social media, people should manage their online time and activities.
The English economist’s views on “animal spirits” are vital to understanding his work.
Demand would shift from luxuries to necessities.
You might be surprised to find yourself in the company of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos in the world’s richest 1%. This has big implications for planetary survival.
Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.
Our species has far exceeded its fair share of the planetary bounty, and Brown is right to call for the global population to peak.