Category Archives: Latest news

Economics of Happiness

LONDON 14th September. Invest in Peace co-founder Stephen Hinton will be joining Helena Norberg-Hodge in London at the Initiatives of Change conference on the Economics of Happiness.

Events, Latest news

Where to invest and where to find the money to save the Baltic?

The Foundation, as a member of the Baltic Works Commission, is concerned that the debate over how to invest in restoring the Baltic is being confused by WWF. [..]

Circular Economy, General, Green economy viewpoint, Latest news, Natural resources and economy

Did we save the environment AND the economy? Simulation results.

Stockholm 22 October, 2015: A group of about 15 economics and environmentally-engaged professionals met to participate in the Foundation’s first public simulation of dividend-bearing pollutant fees. The idea is [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Latest news

Foundation representative joins Baltic Works Commission

Starting with its first meeting in December, the new Baltic Works Commission will work in a cross- disciplinary way to address the problem of eutrophication in the Baltic. [..]

General, Latest news

An energy descent framework for COP21 in Paris

In the run-up to the climate talks in Paris, November 2015, the world economy seems to have hit a predicament: restricting fossil fuel burning at a time when [..]

A functional economy encourages conservation, Energy and Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Green economy viewpoint, Latest news

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

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