Jennie Pollock is the author of If Only: Finding Joyful Contentment in the Face of Lack and Longing. She works part time in the Public Policy team at the Christian … Continue reading Finding contentment in my life choices
One of the big obstacles to a sustainable future is the culture of disposability. For citizens of consumer societies, it is perfectly normal to ‘consume’ things. We use them, and … Continue reading How France is nurturing a repair culture
John D Anderson reflects on how transport choices can build or erode community. The government has brought forward to 2030 the date after which diesel and petrol-powered cars may not … Continue reading Transport of delight
The Jevons Paradox is a phenomenon spotted by the economist Williams Stanley Jevons. Studying coal production in the 1860s, he noticed that more efficient technologies made people use more coal, … Continue reading Support a four day week
John Payne reflects on a recent pilgrimage, and lessons learned about walking, history and consumerism. Four weeks ago I finished walking the so-called Pilgrims’ Way, the (alleged) route taken by pilgrims from Winchester to … Continue reading Walking the Pilgrim’s Way – not consuming pilgrimages!
One of the recurring ideas that crops up in alternative economics circles is the Basic Universal Income, or citizen’s income. In a nutshell, it’s a universal and unconditional payment made … Continue reading What is a Universal Basic Income?
The British government has announced its ‘10 point plan’ for addressing the climate crisis. It includes some positive steps such as phasing out the sale of new petrol and diesel … Continue reading Will you support the CEE Bill?
Tim Gorringe, Professor of Theology at the University of Exeter and a contributor to the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Housing Commission, explains how Christians can respond to the housing crisis, and … Continue reading A Christian vision for sustainable housing