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Tag Archives: green growth
Austerity is a scam but green growth isn’t the answer either.
Yesterday, 3rd December, 2014, The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made his autumn statement in which he set out the government’s plans on the economy. He confirmed that a Tory government will continue to cut public spending in … Continue reading
Posted in economics, theory Tagged austerity, austerity scam, economic growth, economy, green growth, Keynes, Mark Burton, money, viable economy 5 Comments
Less levity Professor Stern! Economic growth, climate change and the decoupling question.
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
Why green growth won’t transform the economy | NewStart
Here is an excellent piece on the myth of green growth. As the author, Andre Reichel notes, “…green growth is a myth, or at least an inadequate response to the challenges that lie ahead. Because it ignores the social, political … Continue reading
Posted in In Place of Growth Tagged economic growth, green growth, viable economy Leave a comment
‘In Place of Growth: What New Thinking and New Language do we need to Revitalize Local Economies?’ A Workshop for Academics, Campaigners, Councillors and Citizens. Thursday 13th of June.
‘When the accumulation of wealth is no longer of high social importance, there will be great changes in the code of morals… The love of money as a possession – as distinguished from the love of money as a means … Continue reading
The Limits to Social Democracy
Last summer #Compass, the centre-left pressure group, held a competition for essays that identified the “elephants left in the room”. “We all know there are issues the left find it hard to talk about – immigration, crime and punishment, why … Continue reading
Posted in economics, In Place of Growth, theory Tagged Compass, economy, green growth, growth, LinkedIn, Mark Burton, steady state economy 1 Comment
Can we square the circle of “green growth”? | Doughnut Economics
A useful summary of the problems of economic growth from Kate Raworth’s Oxfam blog. 5 minute video. Maybe nothing you haven’t seen here already but a useful distillation nevertheless. Can we square the circle of “green growth”? | Doughnut Economics. … Continue reading
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