economics

You’re Not Happy, Stop Buying Things

Words by John Kite When was the last time you bought something you didn’t need? This month? This week? This morning? We’re all trapped in the addictive cycle of buying, anticipating, unwrapping, and buying again, but like the realisation that you’ve been endlessly scrolling social media, once we see ‘through the looking glass’, we cringe […]

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How Consumers Have Changed the Sustainability Game

Words by Connor Durkin For decades, companies have tried to blame the climate crisis on consumers. However, according to The Carbon Majors Database, just twenty-five companies are responsible for fifty-one percent of global industrial greenhouse gas emissions, and one hundred companies are culpable for seventy-one percent. Consumers have historically prioritized cost over sustainability; however, this mindset […]

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