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Category Archives: theory
Our initiative, Steady State Manchester takes its name from the idea of a Steady State Economy that was promoted in the work of North American ecological economists, principally Herman Daly. In our report In Place of Growth, we explore what … Continue reading
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
It might be helpful to some readers to have a graphic representation of what Steady State Manchester means, and to contrast it with the orthodox growth model. So firstly, this is the model adopted by the Manchester Partnership. And here … Continue reading
We need, of course, to make Manchester-focused videos of the same nature… And the narrator is, um, perhaps a little more optimistic than the reality warrants…