Author Archives: Naomi Alexander-Naidoo

May 4 2016

The secret lives of the LSE bees

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Lucy Woods joins LSE Beekeeping society on one of their weekly visits to the LSE Bees and reports back on what she learnt.  In London’s rare afternoon sun, urban beekeeper Claire Ratinon leads a small group of curious visitors, covered … Continue reading

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Apr 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: Could a tax on animal-based foods improve diet sustainability?

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The global food system is estimated to contribute 30% of total Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this context, the EU has committed to reducing GHG emissions by 40% relative to 1990 levels by 2030 and by 80% by 2050. Apart from the necessary policies of citizen … Continue reading

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Mar 22 2016

Global Youth at COP21: Video Series

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 Can innovation outpace climate change? How can cities and business engage in climate action? Is the issue of climate change a crisis of power and inequality?  Is there a trade-off between climate action and economic growth? How has the influence of lobbies … Continue reading

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Mar 18 2016

COP21 & the Greening of Paris: Célia Blauel comes to LSE

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  “There were some days when I thought: wow, this is so great! There are people from all over the world, coming to Paris, to save the planet.  And then, there were days when I thought: but wait, if this … Continue reading

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Mar 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: understanding producers’ motives for adopting sustainable practices

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Why would agricultural producers engage in practices such as conservation, animal welfare, waste management, or organic farming? The literature hints that economic, social, and personal motivations are drivers of adoption. Sustainable practices are welcomed by farmers if there is a … Continue reading

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Mar 4 2016

Hi Naomi – Welcome to LSE Sustainability!

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Hello everybody! I’m Naomi Alexander-Naidoo and I’ve recently joined LSE as Sustainability Engagement Officer. For those of you who I haven’t met yet, I thought I’d share a little bit about me, what I’ve been up to during my first … Continue reading

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