Innovation for what? Unpacking the role of innovation for strong and weak sustainability

This perspective paper that has just been published in the Journal of Sustainability Research, reflects my most recent work interrogating the purposes of innovation and its role in sustainable development. It reflects on the differences between adopting weak or strong sustainability as the final goal in terms of innovation and innovation systems. It¬†aims to¬†contribute to … Continue reading Innovation for what? Unpacking the role of innovation for strong and weak sustainability

UN expert report highlights the need to introduce radical and systemic changes in the economy to tackle climate change and avoid a climate apartheid

A recent report by UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, highlights the devastating consequences of climate change for the poorest and most vulnerable members of society. It highlights the risks of a climate apartheid, in which the rich will have the means to protect themselves from the negative consequences of … Continue reading UN expert report highlights the need to introduce radical and systemic changes in the economy to tackle climate change and avoid a climate apartheid