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Fiscal reform to drive the circular economy

Stephen Hinton form the Foundation was invited to address the Baltic Sea Action group on the opportunities to drive the circular economy using fiscal instruments. The main thread [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Circular Economy, General, Latest news, The money system

Another town, this time in Canada looks positively on basic income mechanisms

REPORTED FROM VOX.COM. Harking back to old experiments in the 70s, this town in looking to try a negative income tax approach. Read the article here.

Basic Income, Latest news

Dutch city to experiment with Basic Income

The city of Utrecht has partnered with the University of Utrecht for this experiment. Read more here http://www.futurism.com/links/view/a-dutch-city-will-start-experimenting-with-unconditional-basic-income-this-summer/

Basic Income, Latest news

Presentation of fiscal approaches to circular economy

Stephen Hinton was invited to present how fiscal reform could drive a circular economy and help relieve the Baltic Sea of its nutrient burden. This is a longer [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Credit Money: How it Works and Why it Fails – Professor Steve Keen

 

A new economic paradigm, General, Latest news

Understanding the role of energy in the economy

There is some debate about the role of energy in the economy. Many economists say that it is demand that fuels economic growth. But Robert Ayres says otherwise. [..]

Energy and Economy, Latest news, The money system

Stephen Hinton to speak at Baltic Sea Action Group

Title: Environmental Fiscal Reform: practical ways for market based instruments to address the obstacles preventing the circular economy Stephen Hinton is a member of the board of the [..]

General, Latest news

Dealing with three potential pollutants could usher in the circular economy

This presentation from Stephen Hinton explains how financial instruments applied rigorously to just three potential pollutants could bring in the circular economy.

Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Barsac declaration reveals some surprising economic insights from the science community

Some time ago, a group of scientists, dieticians and other concerned individuals got together to ask themselves if there was a diet that was optimum for health and [..]

General, Latest news

Briefing: an introduction to Environmental Fiscal Reform

Environmental Fiscal Reform (EFR) has been championed by the OECD since the beginning of this century and by among others the International Monetary Fund (see this link). EFR, [..]

Briefing papers, Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, Instruments, Latest news