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What will you pledge for the planet for 2021?

As we look to 2021, let’s celebrate what we’ve learnt during the pandemic and vow to build on it: We’re certain of the vital importance of nature to our very survival. We’ve seen countless acts of selflessness and learnt the… Continue Reading →

The circular economy is a baby step towards a regenerative economy. Only this will save capitalism.

We are in increasing ecological debt. A circular economy might help stop the debt worsening but only a regenerative economy that gets us to within planetary boundaries will repay that debt and return us to credit. Limitations of the circular… Continue Reading →

Four things wrong with the Well-Being of Future Generations Act – and how to rectify them

Five years after it became law, and as a similar bill is passing through the English Parliament, we are beginning to see where this trailblazing legislation is failing expectations. The Welsh Well-Being of Future Generations Act was passed in 2015 to… Continue Reading →

First call for grant applications under new Swansea ‘one planet’ vision

The first funding rounds for ‘one planet’ projects in rural Swansea under the Rural Development Programme’s new ‘one planet’ strategy, as developed by the One Planet Centre have been announced. 1. Community groups and social enterprises are invited to initiate… Continue Reading →

UK’s first local authority “One Planet” strategy adopted

The One Planet Centre is pleased to announce that it has provided the first One Planet ‘Local Delivery Strategy’ (LDS) for a local authority in the UK. We worked with the Local Action Group which manages the Rural Development Programme… Continue Reading →

Manifesto for a ‘one planet’ recovery stimulus

The One Planet Centre is calling for a genuinely sustainable post-pandemic recovery package. We believe this should be aligned with the goal of maximising well-being for all within planetary boundaries. Citizens have endured so much, and we have learnt so… Continue Reading →

The Just Transition: how the EU is using post-Covid investment to aim at 1.5C

Europe’s €540 billion recovery package is aimed at realising the Green Deal and a Just Transition Every nation – such as the UK – would do well to emulate this approach. Here’s how it works: “The Green Deal is at… Continue Reading →

How Amsterdam and other cities are adopting a new model to support their citizens and the planet

Last month Amsterdam became one of the first cities in the world to adopt the “doughnut economics model” as a means to help it become genuinely socially and ecologically sustainable. Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon are amongst other cities following suit…. Continue Reading →

How we can spend our way to a better world through green jobs

The global call to turn the tragedy of the pandemic into an opportunity for a better world is growing. But what does it mean? Last week, British Green MP Caroline Lucas said we need to “dream big and bold”. She… Continue Reading →

Post-graduate course: learn how local and national government can save the planet

If you ever wondered how local or national government can save the planet, you need to do this online-only course from next October, and learn from a critique of Wales’ Well-being of Future Generation Act and examples from all over… Continue Reading →

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