The High Price of Materialism


Australian researchers have found that climate-change sceptics were more likely to report pro-environmental intentions when told about the effects of such actions on sociabilty or development than those told about the health risks of climate inaction (Nature Climate Change, DOI:10.1038/nclimate1532). … Continue reading

Increasing the sum of global well-being should be the over-arching and ultimate motivation for every politician and policy.


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Unregulated markets do not make people ‘Happy’. By Sue Davies One of David Cameron’s more risible policies has been to ask the ONS (Office of National Statistics) to gather data on the UK’s happiness.  Not laughable because of gathering information … Continue reading