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Addressing sustainability in research on distributed production: An integrated literature review

Official Full-Text Publication: Addressing sustainability in research on distributed production: An integrated literature review on ResearchGate, the professional network for scientists.
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Cheap Clothes Are Too Expensive: Buy Quality Instead

Cheap Clothes Are Too Expensive: Buy Quality Instead | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Quality clothes last longer for the money you spend, they’re more comfortable, and they make you look and feel pretty good while you wear them. Best of all, you can find quality anywhere. It comes down to buying less mediocre stuff and using that money on a few nice things that last forever.
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Consume more, conserve more: sorry, but we just can’t do both | George Monbiot

Consume more, conserve more: sorry, but we just can’t do both | George Monbiot | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Economic growth is tearing the planet apart, and new research suggests that it can’t be reconciled with sustainability
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Paul Hawken - The End of Sustainability | Bioneers

Social entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken challenges the conflicting duality between the profit-driven world of business and media and a world that ensures ...

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Is the Vertical City a viable solution for sustainable living?

Is the Vertical City a viable solution for sustainable living? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Some architects and planners believe that By building Vertical Cities we can save energy, support our growing population and preserve our horizontal spaces for food production, nature and recreation.

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How to Create Sustainable Relationships for Living in a Community - Transformational Times

How to Create Sustainable Relationships for Living in a Community - Transformational Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
By Cynthia Robinson & Roman Hanis There is nothing which feels more meaningful to us, and the others who make the Paititi Institute home, than living in a sustainable community dedicated to personal transformation and healing of both inner and outer landscapes. Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology and Indigenous Culture was founded in …
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REVERSING THE MISSISSIPPI | A Groundbreaking Documentary [Trailer]

REVERSING THE MISSISSIPPI is a documentary about a genius technologist and a rebel educator, two pioneers from opposite spectrums with one goal in common: Build…
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This Zero-Waste Grocery Store Has No Packaging, Plastic Or Big-Name Brands

This Zero-Waste Grocery Store Has No Packaging, Plastic Or Big-Name Brands | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

80% of items sold in supermarkets is wrapped in toxic packaging. In effect, Americans still produce near 3 pounds of trash every day, and this is a big problem. So what could be an intelligent solution?




Read More: http://www.trueactivist.com/this-zero-waste-grocery-store-has-no-packaging-plastic-or-big-name-brands#.VizWsx9sJD8.facebook

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The New Sharing Economy and its Effect on the Demand for Durable Goods (Live Session)

This is a recording of the live Fuqua Faculty Conversation: "The New Sharing Economy and its Effect on the Demand for Durable Goods" with Debu Purohit, Ford ...
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5 Rules Of Tomorrow's Bottom Line

5 Rules Of Tomorrow's Bottom Line | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A look at the practical steps business leaders must take to ensure capitalism migrates to more sustainable forms of wealth creation.
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Sustainable Development: Something New or More of the Same?

Sustainable Development: Something New or More of the Same? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For thousands of years we have grown -- in population, in energy consumption and in economic output. Today we are beginning to realize that this kind of growth is no longer possible, nor even desirable; that it can be maintained only at greater cost to human beings and the planet.
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Why Ecosystem Services Will be the Next Frontier in Livable Cities

Why Ecosystem Services Will be the Next Frontier in Livable Cities | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While the term “ecosystem services” may sound like a corporate antithesis to the course of natural order, it is actually an umbrella term for the...
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The Problem with Saving the World - Commons Transition

The Problem with Saving the World - Commons Transition | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals aim to save the world without transforming it.
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Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature

http://www.ted.com In this inspiring talk about recent developments in biomimicry, Janine Benyus provides heartening examples of ways in which nature is alre...
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State of Green Business: Sustainability solutions become open, distributed

State of Green Business: Sustainability solutions become open, distributed | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In a world where information is power and sharing is the new currency, it makes sense that companies would open up the kimono to share their insights and intellectual property for solving big sustainability challenges.
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Uber and Airbnb – a new model for sustainable society

Uber and Airbnb – a new model for sustainable society | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Silicon Valley success stories like Uber and Airbnb can pave the way to a more sustainable global society, according to a new piece of research from The University of Manchester.

The ‘sharing economy’ model, which has seen a...

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A sharing economy for governance? 3 ingredients for sustainable cities

A sharing economy for governance? 3 ingredients for sustainable cities | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Coordination and targeted investment will be key to the future of low-carbon cities.

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Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy

Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success
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Scaffolding for a sustainable P2P humanity - GitBook

This paper drafts a proposal to architect a strength-based systemic global P2P organization aimed at helping humanity become the best it can be in fair, sustainable and free ways.
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HOTREC proposes 10 steps towards a sustainable and responsible “sharing eco - Hotrec

HOTREC proposes 10 steps towards a sustainable and responsible “sharing eco - Hotrec | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
HOTREC publishes its paper 'Levelling the playing field - policy paper on the "sharing" economy'
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Alive in the Sunshine | Jacobin

For as long as the environment has existed, it’s been in crisis. Nature has always been a focus of human thought and action, of course, but it wasn’t until pesticides and pollution started clouding the horizon that something called “the environment” emerged as a matter of public concern.

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COWSPIRACY - Official Trailer - HD - YouTube

COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret (http://cowspiracy.com) is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as...
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The Sustainable Development Goals: A Siren and Lullaby for Our Times

The Sustainable Development Goals: A Siren and Lullaby for Our Times | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The inequality goal allows current trends of income concentration to increase until 2029 before they start to decline – and totally ignores the structure of an economic system that creates inequality.
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Sign the open letter - /The Rules

Sign the open letter - /The Rules | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
On 25th September world leaders will meet to sign the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They will tell the world that we’re on track …
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Publications ← P2P Lab

Publications ← P2P Lab | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The P2P Lab is an independent media lab interested in interdisciplinary research on free/open source technologies and practices.

Our mission is to:

  • strive for integrative insights on the open technologies and the peer-to-peer practices.
  • provide consultancy support to organisations and institutions regarding open technologies and relevant socio-economic trends.
  • produce innovative, global techno-economic solutions to local problems.
  • write, edit and publish articles, reports and books in the diverse range of topics we investigate.
  • organise open events for reflection and action as well as to educate people about critical and creative tools for society-changing.

We are constantly on the look-out for co-operation on interesting projects.

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