Is Sustainability Still Possible? The conversation continues at sustainabilitypossible.org.
Wrapping up the year, the Transforming Cultures blog, and sharing my thanks!
Worldwatch Europe’s new report provides valuable insights into how to turn our consumer kids into guardians of sustainable living.
Examples how governments have encouraged overconsumption through planned obsolescence.
Here’s a little lesson on how we don’t need magic to build community, we just have to see the world a bit differently.
Gangnam Style has taken the world by storm, and with it, so has a celebration of the hyper consumeristic lifestyle. It’s time for a new video that celebrates political action and simple living. Yes, we’re talking “Gandhi Style.”
Design Strategist Ann Thorpe looks at four ways designers are changing how we consume.
Venice hosted the recent international degrowth conference, which only makes sense as either the global economy degrows or Venice goes under.
Degrowth is coming, whether we want it or not. But for the entrepreneurial, here are some ways to profit from the transition.
What do you get when a team of anthropologists team up to study the stuff found in the homes of 32 American families?
24 artists appropriate billboards to challenge consumerism through the new Brandalism Project.
The mayor of New York is trying to dam the flow of sugary drinks into the city.
UNESCO Catalunya has just produced a youth edition of Transforming Cultures: From Consumerism to Sustainability in 4 languages. Check it out!
The Out of Home (OOH) Advertising Industry has spread its tentacles into nearly every nook and cranny outside your front door.
The new Story of Stuff Project film “The Story of Change” is out! And reminds us that we can’t consume our way to a sustainable society, but we’ll need to flex our citizen muscles and take political action.
Are Chinese environmentalists “waking the green tiger” or just protesting brown issues?
A reality TV shows concentrates Western consumerist propaganda and broadcasts it straight into the living rooms of the African consumer class.
Often the most creative form of advertising these days is anti-advertising.
Celebrate World Environment Day by organizing a game of Catan: Oil Springs, and have fun wrestling with environmental challenges!
Sometimes ads do more harm than good: like this energy saving ad that encourages consumerism.
Let’s offer thanks to the Earth for lending us the wisdom and passion of Ernest Callenbach.