Emma Blackmore's blog posts
27 Jun 2012 | Sustainable markets
Will China address the consequences of its growing consumption and production, or continue with business as usual?
19 Mar 2012 | Sustainable markets
Recognition of the role of markets and the private sector in contributing to sustainable development has been growing strongly in recent years.
14 Nov 2011 | Biodiversity, Food and agriculture
The humble potato is a great example of how Quechua communities in the Andes have maintained crop biodiversity.
15 Jun 2011 | Climate change
Climate change negotiators are still meeting this week in Bonn to try and find a way forward on, amongst many other subjects, climate change mitigation, adaptation and finance. Sources of... ›
11 Jan 2011 | Food and agriculture, Sustainable markets
Agriculture is just one of the sectors in which carbon labelling — the labelling of a product to show how much carbon (and other greenhouse gases) have been emitted during its ‘lifecycle... ›
07 Oct 2010 | Food and agriculture
One interpretation of Lady Gaga’s recent outing in a dress made of raw meat is that it was a statement about our society’s ‘hypocritical attitude to meat’. Have some consumers become so... ›
26 Aug 2010 | Economics
The recession may have quickened a move to a new aid architecture with the emergence of new players, new directions and new types of aid. Traditional donors from the G8 have failed to... ›
21 Jun 2010 | Economics, Climate change
Back in January, Due South commented on one silver lining of the economic crisis – a fall in CO2 emissions. With a double-dip recession predicted by some, could this be a double windfall... ›
07 May 2010 | Economics, Food and agriculture, Sustainable markets
Have we glimpsed real signs of economic recovery?