Category Archives: A new economic paradigm

A Carbon fee would put the brakes on global warming before it’s too late

In an article in The Times of Trenton, Ellie Whitney, Ph.D., points out that A Carbon fee would put the brakes on global warming before it’s too late [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, The money system

Power down and degrowth models show the possibilities.

Professor Peter Victor explores degrowth. Actually, if you divide work, tax carbon and redistribute fees to the people we all end up better. All 8 billion. Excellent work [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, National economy

Flexible emission fees set new direction towards sustainable development?

A recent report from The Nordic Council of Ministers ( title: Flexible emission fees – An incentive for driving sustainable production and consumption) is optimistic that growth and environmental [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, National economy, Natural resources and economy, Sustainable development, The money system, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

We need Capitalism 2:0 – one that works for a society hitting the resource wall

Recent research supports the conclusions of a controversial environmental study released 40 years ago: The world is on track for disaster. So says Australian physicist Graham Turner, who [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees

Bobby Kennedy saw the limitations of blindly pursuing economic growth 44 years ago

One of the more recent challengers to the GDP (growth) consensus was Robert F Kennedy. RFK’s speech was forty-four years ago yesterday. On 18 March 1968, RFK directly [..]

A new economic paradigm, National economy

Lack of cheap energy will undermine economic growth – decoupling impossible

“Lack of cheap energy will undermine economic growth – decoupling is  impossible,” says  economic analyst and writer Nicole Foss. The whole debate on decoupling, energy effectiveness and energy [..]

A new economic paradigm, Natural resources and economy, The money system

New expert paper released: An Economic Policy for Sustainable Recovery

“An Economic Policy for Robust Sustainable Recovery” is a condensed description of economic measures proposed for a robust recovery of ailing European economies. The principles of the proposed measures are based on the [..]

A new economic paradigm

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

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