Lies, sex and sustainability

By Francesca Killen, GLOBUS Correspondent A growing trend for Gen Z is sustainability. The food, energy, and overall lifestyles are increasingly sustainability focused . After eating avocado on toast and shopping for clothes in charity shops, it may seem as if we have done our bit – but what about porn? In 2019 alone, PornHub... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Healthcare

Sustainable Healthcare Healthcare is acknowledged as a critical component of social stability in the developed world – and an obvious contributor to the sustainability agenda… and yet, we can’t agree the best way of provisioning it. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) is a unique system that provides free healthcare to citizens, publicly... Continue Reading →

Scrolling for Sustainability

Is our addiction to Instagram helping or harming the movement for a better world? By Tori Keene, GLOBUS Correspondent 1 billion people use Instagram every month, and 500 million of those users are on the app daily. Young people are particularly active on the app, with 71% of Instagram users globally under the age of... Continue Reading →

In Search of the Social

One of the most neglected areas of sustainability is the social dimension. Rather than being a distinctive failing of sustainability scholarship, this reflects a wider problem that many people in the global North are not encouraged to think in terms of ‘the social’. (A former Prime Minister of the UK, Margaret Thatcher, once infamously declared... Continue Reading →

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