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Dan Rhatigan on Ryman Eco on Vimeo - Aug 2014
via Blog Vecindad Grafica Monotype's Dan Rhatigan discusses Ryman Eco, the world's most beautiful sustainable font. rymaneco.co.uk
typography  vimeo  sustainability  design  fonts  font  design 
august 2014 by pierredv
Special report: Why politicians dare not limit economic growth - science-in-society - 15 October 2008 - New Scientist
"In short, if we insist on growing the economy endlessly, then we will have to reduce the carbon intensity of our spending to a tiny fraction of what it is now" The Ehrlich equation: "impact (I) of human activity on the planet is the product of three factors: the size of the population (P), its level of affluence (A) expressed as income per person, and a technology factor (T), which is a measure of the impact on the planet associated with each dollar we spend" Page 2 "The one piece of advice you will not see on a government list is "buy less stuff"." "This is the logic of free-market capitalism: the economy must grow continuously or face an unpalatable collapse. With the environmental situation reaching crisis point, however, it is time to stop pretending that mindlessly chasing economic growth is compatible with sustainability."
economics  growth  sustainability  ***  NewScientist 
december 2008 by pierredv
http://www.earthday.net/footprint/index.html
via CS Monitor: "3-D avatar and construct a virtual neighborhood based on your food, energy, and transportation habits, etc. The calculator then tallies up how many planets it would take to sustain human life if everyone lived as you do. The good news: You'll find out ways you can make a not-so-big "impression" on the world."
climate  science  sustainability  CSMonitor 
november 2008 by pierredv

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