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The supposed economic benefit of aviation expansion

25/6/13: 15.48 – links corrected and working now. Further to our counter-campaign on Air Passenger Duty, here is the argument that expansion of aviation does not inevitably lead to stimulation of the economy (which in any case is not necessarily … Continue reading

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Food and Green Index: Manchester Council To Look Into SSM Recommendations

‘It’s time to escape the shackles of the 20th century economic mindset’ – local climate scientist Professor Kevin Anderson tells Manchester council Today, Steady State Manchester presented four recommendations to make Manchester a fairer, greener and more equitable society to … Continue reading

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Manchester City Council Economic Scrutiny Committee to discuss climate change in May; please get involved

On the morning of Wednesday 22nd May, Prof Kevin Anderson will be addressing Manchester City Council’s Economic Scrutiny Committee on the need for action on climate change. This follows his powerful address to the full council in January. The committee … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Professor Kevin Anderson scheduled to address #Manchester City Council on #climate change, Weds 30th Jan

Newsflash: Professor Kevin Anderson scheduled to address #Manchester City Council on #climate change, Weds 30th Jan. at 10.00 a.m. As this is a council meeting this is open to the public.  Prof. Anderson from the Univ of Manchester Tyndall Centre … Continue reading

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Event – We need to talk about growth

Growth of the economy is generally taken to be an unqualified measure of success, but scientists from a range of disciplines are asking whether we might already have had too much of a good thing. Meanwhile, political economists are returning … Continue reading

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