Resources

We are, throughout the 40-day journey down the path less travelled, compiling lists of helpful resources that we hope will inspire you this Lent, and beyond!

Here are some general resources. Also have a look under the drop-down menu for resources for each of our themes: Stuff, Water, Energy & Mobility, Food Production and Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… & Fix!

GENERAL RESOURCES:

  •  RECOMMENDED APP

Carbon footprint calculators:

Click here for a UK-based calculator (suggested for countries where keeping your home heated during winter months can be costly) You may also need to use a currency converter to translate Pounds into your local currency.

Click here for an Australia-based calculator for countries with a more moderate climate.

Please share your footprint  and your thoughts on it on our Facebook page!

  • ARTICLE

“Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for an anti-apartheid-style boycott and disinvestment campaign against the fossil fuel industry for driving global warming, just days ahead of a landmark UN report on how carbon emissions can be slashed.

In an article for the Guardian, the archbishop writes: “We live in a world dominated by greed. We have allowed the interests of capital to outweigh the interests of human beings and our Earth. It is clear [the companies] are not simply going to give up; they stand to make too much money.”

Read the rest of the article here.

  •  FAIRNESS

Fair labour

Labour activist Auret van Heerden talks about the next frontier of workers’ rights: globalised industries where no single national body can keep workers safe and protected. How can we keep our global supply chains honest? Van Heerden makes the business case for fair labour.

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