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Tag Archives: rebound
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
Has the UK decoupled carbon emissions from GDP growth?
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
Posted in Climate Change, economics Tagged Carbon Brief, climate change, coal, de-carbonisation, de-coupling, decoupling, economic growth, GDP growth, GHG emissions, Mark Burton, rebound Leave a comment
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