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systems thinking

Book Reviews

Samuel Arbesman argues that experts no longer understand the complexity of systems around us. What does that mean for the economy?

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Book ReviewsPeople and Society

Kate Raworth makes good use of the insights from contemporary science – the science of systems – to help our understanding of economics ‘get with the programme’

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CitiesEnergy and Material FlowsFeaturedFood

What can London’s ‘Great Stink’ of 1858 tell us about the flows of biological stuff in our cities?

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BusinessCitiesEnergy and Material FlowsPodcasts

We speak with Jim Miller, Google’s Vice President of Global Operations about what the circular economy can do for this leading contemporary’s business.

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News

Sound the klaxon! It’s Circulate on Fridays time. Stories about the power of networks, nodes and connections provide a (tenuous) theme for this batch of circular economy links. Assimilate this information and join the hivemind…

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Featured

In the pre-digital world we used to work for materials, and now materials work for us.

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News

Every Friday, Circulate closes out the week with a selection of some of our favourite circular economy-related news from the week that was.

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BusinessFoodNews

Every Friday, Circulate provides a roundup of some of the best circular economy articles, videos and podcasts that we’ve seen during the week. This Friday, Stephen Hawking outlines the future we need, Kevin Kelly describes the future we’ll get, and other good stuff. Circular economy R&D in action It’s one thing

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Energy and Material FlowsInternational Correspondents

Os oceanos recebem hoje um caminhão de plásticos por minuto. Isso significa anualmente 8 milhões de toneladas que vêm acrescentar-se aos 150 milhões de toneladas ali presentes. Para cada 3 quilos de peixe, há 1 quilo de plásticos nos ambientes marinhos. A continuar nesse ritmo, em menos de 35 anos

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Future of...

While digital technologies are transforming vehicles and how we interact with them, they are also reshaping city transport infrastructure. Smart infrastructure technologies, collectively known as intelligent transportation systems (ITS), are being embedded in traffic lights, car parks, toll-booths, roads and bridges, making them increasingly able to communicate with each other

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