TESS researchers under pressure!

TESS researchers under pressure!

Photo: Representatives of 6 European projects studying grassroots sustainability innovations On September 10-11th TESS researchers Liz Dinnie, The James Hutton Institute, UK, and Anne Holsten, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany, attended the 2nd...

First Reports Available!

TESS teams have now produced the three reports which constitute the outputs of Work Package 1. They describe the first phase of our research which we undertook in the calendar year 2014. In this phase, we created a database of community-based initiatives in our...

The paradox of exclusivity

In this post in Antipode 47(3) and available online http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anti.12129/abstract, the authors draw attention to the challenge facing alternative local food movements which seek to counter the dominance of industrial agriculture. The...

Habits or patterns of behaviour?

In this article the authors focus on the centrality of human behaviour in the response to climate change. They claim that, since much environmentally-related behaviour is stable and persistent, to understand (and change) behaviour we must focus on the habits and...