Category Archives: A functional economy encourages conservation

New approaches ready to reduce carbon emissions if economy drives them

This video lists over 20 ready-to go solutions to reducing carbon emissions. They are waiting for the economy. This gives us hope that once flexible fees are introduced [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Flexible emission fees, Sustainable development

On the same page with Sir Richard Branson

Writing in the British newspaper, the Telegraph, today, Sir Richard Branson, co-founder of the Virgin  Group, says Business as usual is wrecking our planet. Resources are being used [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, Natural resources and economy

Economic reality check from Tim Jackson

The economic system we have is incapable of delivering the transition to a zero or negative carbon system we need, says professor Tim Jackson. The system pulls economic [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation

Why there is still plenty of money to build a prosperous future

There are plenty of resources around. And there is much we can do to use them to handle the current crisis. But the strategy of saving is actually [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, The money system

BBC report echos recent workshop: how to make green energy affordable

The debate is hotting up in England,  as resistance to wind power is growing, amidst the coalition’s aim “to be the greenest government ever”. At the same time, the percentage [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, Natural resources and economy

Depletion of our seas is a symptom of our dysfunctional economic system

How can a system that drives depletion of our seas be good for us? Surely a good economic system ensures we do not remove all fish from our [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation