Professor Henrietta L. Moore is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Global Prosperity and the Chair in Culture Philosophy and Design at University College London (UCL). A leading global thinker on prosperity, Professor Moore challenges traditional economic models of growth arguing that to flourish communities, businesses and governments need to engage with diversity and work within environmental limits.Read More
Using GDP alone to determine prosperity is inadequate and misleading, leading policy makers to draw faulty conclusions about levels of prosperity and appropriate interventions. But this new index is based on the theory that by sharing knowledge and trying radical new approaches, more innovative policy options that are targeted to specific local communities and effective at improving quality of life will open up...Read More
Recent research shows that Lebanon could witness an increase of 1.2 to 3.2 degrees in temperatures in areas that are already very arid and suffer from water shortage. An increase in temperature and a decrease in precipitation will have particular impact on the electricity sector - a higher cooling demand in summer and increased consumption for electricity. Rising sea levels and water scarcity in Lebanon could lead to internal climate migration and mass displacement from rural to coastal regions affecting agricultural output, jobs and livelihoods. The economic situation in the cities that are already prone to poverty, illiteracy and unemployment could become worse.Read More
This chapter reviews the current state of play on energy and prosperity in Lebanon. The focus is on opportunities for decentralised renewable energy (RE) to not only address Lebanon’s insufficient energy supply but to incite whole systems change in Lebanon to address the compounding challenges of mass displacement, changing climate and economic crises.Read More
Livelihood analysis and citizen-led understandings of prosperity have useful analytical potential to investigate the impact of policies, infrastructure, institutions, social support and democratic engagement on quality of life, beyond traditional income and economic growth measures.Read More
The pandemic has clearly exposed the inability of our existing welfare system to provide people with an adequate safety net to navigate times of crisis. The significant rise in food poverty, debt and extreme financial vulnerability caused by the pandemic is clear evidence of this.Read More
As organisations across the sectors are looking ahead to implementing the commitments around biodiversity and climate change resilience made at COP26, we are delighted to convene this expert panel exploring the UK's approach to sustainable and regenerative agriculture.
The Think7 (T7) engagement group is as part of the German G7 Presidency 2022. The Inception Conference will kick off the work of the T7. It is a digital event which took place in January 2022.
This paper summarises and updates the report of one of the seven Expert Working Groups established by the UK’s Health Education Authority (HEA) in October 1996 to look at the potential for health promotion with key populations – in this case that of children and young people. It seeks to establish a revitalised agenda for research into the health and wellbeing of children and young people in the UK.Purchase this book