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Tag Archives: decoupling
The main promoter of the circular economy (CE) defines it like this: A circular economy is one that is restorative and regenerative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value at … Continue reading
This interview piece appears in Manchester’s Now Then magazine. A second installment, on the Greater Manchester context will appear in the next issue. Click HERE to read the interview. Thanks to Ian Pennington at Now Then for inviting us and … Continue reading
New evidence suggests absolute decoupling in some economies, but is it enough and will it last? PDF version Background Does economic growth inevitably lead to more emissions of pollutants, and specifically of greenhouse gases? In previous posts I’ve shown that … Continue reading
This article now republished at degrowth.de as Again and again: supposed evidence for decoupling emissions from growth is not what it seems. Note: we have published other, including more recent, pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on more … Continue reading
update: an updated and longer version of this piece now appears at degrowth.de and was also syndicated by resilience.org and This Changes Everything Note: we have published other, including more recent, pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on … Continue reading
post updated with further links and minor corrections, 11 March, 2015 What has happened? According to the Carbon Brief website, UK carbon dioxide (equivalent) emissions fell by 9.2 per cent in 2014. They base this on an analysis of UK … Continue reading
Note: we have published more recent pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on more recent claims. Click HERE for a full list. Steady State Manchester has argued, along with most ecological economists that continued economic growth is incompatible … Continue reading
Energy is fundamental to our economy, and it is vital that we have a good understanding of how the two things interact. So I went over to Leeds for a double bill event on energy and the bubble economy. Going … Continue reading