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Category Archives: lock-in
A new approach for our cities?
I attended a two hour seminar on Future Climate organised by the North West Climate Change Partnership It was a rather depressing affair since it seems quite clear that we are rushing headlong towards a climate catastrophe and all the … Continue reading
Posted in key concepts, lock-in Tagged cities, climate change, degrowth, ecological catastrophe, globalisation, urbanisation, viable economy 1 Comment
Government ignores consultation on duty to have regard to growth
We previously alerted followers to the consultation by the UK government on imposing a duty on regulatory bodies so they would have to ‘have regard to economic growth’. We asked that people make their own responses to this consultation. The … Continue reading
Posted in economics, get involved, lock-in Tagged economic growth, growth, regulation Leave a comment
Action call! Consultation Paper on Non-economic Regulators: Duty to Have Regard to Growth
Action call! Consultation Paper on Non-economic Regulators: Duty to Have Regard to Growth The unholy alliance of neoliberalism and the pursuit of economic growth. The current Tory led coalition government has been strangling the country with its austerity measures. But, … Continue reading
Posted in lock-in, news Tagged action calls, Central government, Duty to Have Regard to Growth, growth, LinkedIn, regulation 5 Comments
The financial enclosure of the commons | Red Pepper
The financial enclosure of the commons | Red Pepper. Really useful and succinct summary of the problem. Carbon trading creates financial derivatives and actually makes the situation worse. For more detail also see:- Lohmann, L. (2009). When markets are poison: … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, economics, further reading, lock-in, Money system, theory Tagged banking, climate change, markets, money, Red Pepper, sources Leave a comment