Can Walmart go green while maintaining its commitment to low prices?
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Two business professors spent five years studying Walmart's ambition project to bring sustainability to its millions of budget-conscious customers – a plan that began with the birth of a granddaughter.
‘I’ll have this one for 24 hours, please.’
About 100 billion items of clothing are produced each year. That's not sustainable fashion.
Community post office, Freetown Christiania.
The residents of Freetown Christiania have lived by degrowth values for decades.
Our behaviour is far more selfish than we might like to believe.
Natural capital a dangerous illusion that masks the way capitalist growth undermines conservation itself.
Natural capital is a hot topic that proponents have jumped onto, believing it is the future of sustainable development. But this concept is based on fundamental fallacies.
Africa has the potential to take the lead in the drive to achieve sustainable agriculture.
Sustainable agriculture in Africa has the ability to act as an example for other regions worldwide. But to do this the approaches and technology taken must be interdisciplinary.
Better, cleaner buildings could deliver a quarter of Australia’s greenhouse gas reductions.
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Energy upgrades to Australia's buildings could meet a quarter of our climate goals.
The earth is a finite place.
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The global economy is already unsustainable – let alone if it gets bigger.
Whenever we talk about refraining from things, it is bound up with piety and martyrdom. A different approach could help realign us with the planet.