Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’
The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.
Complacency rules: Consumerism and the environment
Complacency and the refusal to change individual behavior and collective ways of living are stoking the underlying cause of the crisis—consumerism.
When less is more
We must look critically at all the forms of consumption that could be eliminated to the ultimate benefit of all.
Forget the badgering of hack politicians. Consumer boycotts & eco-smart investing...
Imagine the convergence when boycotts and selective stock investments boost targeted street actions
Focusing on cutting emissions alone won’t halt environmental decline, we must...
There is no free lunch when it comes to halting climate and environmental breakdown.
Consuming stuff: The polluting world of fashion
The environment and why we can never buy any new clothing ever again!
Everything I know about a low-waste lifestyle I learned from my...
Frugality doesn’t just save money – it helps save the environment, too.
#BuyNothing: Greenpeace and partners ask people to make something instead this...
"With our throwaway lifestyles, we are fueling climate change, pollution and the destruction of people’s homes and irreplaceable natural wonders. MAKE SMTHNG Week offers a fun and creative way out of this wasteful consumerism."
Faces of pain, faces of hope
The message of the consumer society, pumped out over flat screen televisions, computers and smartphones, to those trapped at the bottom of society is loud and unrelenting: You are a failure.
How Consumer Culture Is Killing Citizenship
We live in a society where market values spread without limit, in which we are branding and selling ourselves along with everything else, including public office. How do we stop it?