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Tag Archives: green growth
What Kind of a Green Deal? The implications of material and monetary flows.
What Kind of a Green Deal? The implications of material and monetary flows1. Mark H Burton pdf version of the article Contents Introduction: the resurgence of New Green Deals. Green Deals, Growth and Material Flows Paying for a Green Deal: … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, energy, investments and finance Tagged climate change, green growth, Green New Deal, investment, Mark Burton, material flows, MMT, money, New Green Deal 14 Comments
There’s a problem with New Green Deals
The New Green Deal, or Green New Deal, idea is getting a lot of coverage. There are some good ideas there but serious flaws, and they demonstrate a kind of laziness of thought among some of the advocates. A New … Continue reading
Posted in economics, explainers, key concepts Tagged economy, emissions, Green Deals, green growth, Keynesianism, material flows, rebound, resource caps Leave a comment
Does ecological sustainability mean the end of growth and capitalism?
On Sunday 4th November, people from Manchester and beyond packed a lecture theatre at the University of Manchester to hear a debate titled “Is Capitalism Unsustainable?”, organised by the University’s Political Economy Centre. The speakers were local climate scientist Kevin … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, degrowth, event reports Tagged capitalism, climate change, degrowth, economic growth, events, green growth, Peter Somerville 1 Comment
Practical degrowth for Labour
The article below is a slightly longer version of the piece published on the SERA (Labour Environment Campaign) website on 17 December, 2017. See also this piece, also by Mark, which was carried on the Left Foot Forward website, in … Continue reading
Posted in degrowth, economics, environment, key concepts, Politics Tagged degrowth, economic growth, green growth, Labour Party, Mark Burton, policy, Politics, SERA, steady state economy 4 Comments
Economics and Climate Change: the no-nonsense guide.
Climate change is the biggest threat to the world. But addressing it is difficult. First it is necessary to know what causes it. The 2014 report of the International Panel on Climate Change said: “ Globally, economic and population growth … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, key concepts Tagged climate change, degrowth, economic growth, green growth, steady state economy 1 Comment
Malmö: re-imagining the city
Originally posted on Uncommontater:
Our cities have grown up as the result of a number of factors. Manchester, with its origins in the Roman period, was a relatively small centre until particular geographical, historical, social and economic factors coincided to…
Posted in cities, economics, environment Tagged cities, green growth, innovation, Malmö, Sweden Leave a comment
The Viable Economy serialised – About the Environment
We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy, this time with Chapter 10, “About Environment”. You can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our work. … Continue reading