Category Archives: Research

CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014

CROP in cooperation with Zed Books, requests entries for the CROP International Studies in Poverty Prize 2014. Deadline: August 31, 2014 We seek original, high-quality, alternative and critical academic manuscripts. Works challenging the dominant thinking and knowledge about poverty and … Continue reading

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Response to David Barkin posting by Roy Morrison

Original Morrison posting. Response by David Barkin. It is precisely the enormous second law advantages posed, for example, by a global efficient renewable energy transformation to replace high entropy and ecologically ruinous fossil fuels and nuclear energy is at the … Continue reading

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Response to Roy Morrison Article by David Barkin

Original Morrison posting. The note by Roy Morrison in a recent issue of the ISEE weekly bulletin (12 June 2014) poses serious questions for our Society. His affirmation that the way to achieve sustainability and end (sic!) poverty, is to … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth

One of our members asked us to post the following. We consider it a good incentive for a discussion. A Sustainable Strategy for Global Growth  by Roy Morrison The global economy in the 21st century faces  two key interrelated challenges.  … Continue reading

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Population Growth: A Multiplier of All Problems

Population Growth: A Multiplier of All ProblemsSummary Conclusions of Recent Research by Population Matters Conclusion and Recommendations Stable or reducing populations are an essential pre-condition for economic, social and biophysical sustainability – population growth makes all UK and global problems … Continue reading

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Centre for Science and Environment

The Centre for Science and Environment is one of India’s leading environmental NGOs with a deep interest in sustainable natural resource management. CSE’s strategy of “knowledge based activism” has won it wide respect and admiration for the quality of its … Continue reading

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Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy

The Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) is a tax-exempt organization dedicated to advocating a sustainable economy with stabilized population and consumption. This economy is called a “steady state economy.” The purposes of CASSE are to: … Continue reading

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Database on Pesticides and the Environment

The Database on Pesticides and the Environment is the result of information compiled from 1992 to 1996. It constitutes a unique source of information on pesticides used in Asia. For the first time, to our knowledge, pesticides widely used in … Continue reading

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Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR)

The Research Database on Water Conservation is run in conjunction with the Environment Agency’s National Water Demand Management Centre. The Aims of the research database are to: collect and maintain information from organisations and individuals carrying out research, trials or … Continue reading

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The Geography Site

An excellent resource aimed for use by teachers, students and anyone with an interest in geography and how our planet works. It covers a wide range of environmental problems in detail and provides numerous links to other useful sites.

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Environmental Treaties and Resource Indicators (ENTRI)

ENTRI is a fast, convenient, comprehensive online search service for finding information about environmental treaties and national resource indicators. The ENTRI system is unique in allowing you to construct queries that integrate these different types of data.

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EU Center

EU Center is a non-profit initiative for organisations who wish to contribute to the establishment of an open civil society and democratic discourse throughout Europe. It maintains a website whose aim is to provide practical assistance to institutions of higher … Continue reading

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European Environment Agency

The EEA aims to support sustainable development and to help achieve significant and measurable improvement in Europe’s environment through the provision of timely, targeted, relevant and reliable information to policy making agents and the public.

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FiscallyGreen.ca, Pembina Institute

FiscallyGreen.ca provides a one-stop shop for information on ecological fiscal reform (EFR) in Canada and around the world. This Web site provides a forum for highlighting the work of groups, organizations and bodies working on EFR in Canada. The site … Continue reading

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Green Indian States Trust (GIST)

Green Indian States Trust (GIST) is committed to help India achieve a better and sustainable future. We propose, through our “Green Accounting for Indian States & Union Territories Project” (“GAISP”), to build a framework of national accounts that presents genuine … Continue reading

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