Monthly Archives: October 2010

Change to the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

I read Butterfly the magazine of Butterfly Conservation yesterday.  I was particularly interested in how Landfill Tax is being used to fund large amounts of conservation work.  I hope the government continues to make this tax available for work such … Continue reading

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Savouring the environment

Work on the literature review for my thesis continues apace.  For the last two weeks I have been writing up environmental management accounting and I guess I will need one more week on this topic.  The first two weeks covered … Continue reading

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Building a research framework

I spent last week finishing the philosophy section of the literature review for my PhD thesis.  The final subsection was written around The Order of Things by Michel Foucault focussing on the way the western world has structured knowledge over … Continue reading

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Bird watching – qualitative or quantitative

 Last week I went to RSPB Old Moor with my friend Kevin.  We had a good day out although the traffic over the Pennines gets heavier every year and the journey time gets longer.  I suspect this will change over … Continue reading

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Philosophy, Psychology and Religion

I started reading The Essential Jung:  Selected Writings by Anthony Storr yesterday and in an early piece about psychotherapy I noted Jung’s definition of Libido.  This went beyond the sexual connotations in Freud’s use of the word to encompass the … Continue reading

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Economics of Forests

Last week’s Economist carried an article on the world’s forests.  It is pleasing to see yet another expansion of the Ecological discourse.  The world has been made aware of climate change and is beginning to realise the impact of peak … Continue reading

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