Tag Archives: environment

Hard choices (BEHAVE 2014 Blog Series, 2/4)

This blog is the second in our series of blogs in the lead up to the 2014 BEHAVE conference. Like the first blog, we’re delving into some of the results of a survey we ran a few months ago that gauged consumer attitudes towards a range of environmental and lifestyle issues. In our survey we asked: ‘How often [...]

Fish pot luck, and sustainable behaviours

On Saturday I was down in Brighton administering some questionnaires as part of Brook Lyndhurst’s research role with Catchbox. Catchbox is a cooperative which directly connects fish lovers with fishers who use responsible fishing methods – delivering members not only with a supply of fish, but an enhanced ‘fish experience’. We wanted to find out more [...]

Green claims are nothing to be scared of

A confession: I spent Christmas on a beach in Thailand, en route to a friend’s wedding in New Zealand. The trip – and the way I was able to justify it to myself – highlight the enormous barriers to tackling our flying behaviours. But one particular moment on the journey also brilliantly brought into focus [...]

Spending cuts, rabbits and independence

Watching the Chancellor today delivering the results of his deliberations on the future of government spending was, I found, a complex experience.  At one level, the whole thing was a piece of political theatre, his rhetoric configured almost entirely by the setting.  It was impossible, for example, for him simply to tell us which budgets [...]