Category Archives: Natural resources and economy

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

Playing with pollution: an introduction to the simulation

This short (3,5 minutes) video explains what goes on in the Foundation’s simulation and business game, designed to increase understanding of economic measures to stimulate pollution reduction. The [..]

Circular Economy, Flexible emission fees, General, Instruments, Natural resources and economy, Video

Enough is Enough: new book on the steady-state economy

In this new book, Enough Is Enough, Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill lay out a visionary but realistic alternative to the perpetual pursuit of economic growth—an economy where [..]

A new economic paradigm, Natural resources and economy

Foundation proposes innovative approach to creating the circular economy, phosphorous emission-free society

STOCKHOLM APRIL 7th.  Last month, the foundation together with a consortium of scientists and sustainability practitioners, including The Natural Step and The  Stockholm Environmental Institute, submitted  a project proposal to study Gotland as [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible emission fees, National economy, Natural resources and economy, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

Flexible Fees applied to phosphorous and nitrogen

Inorganic phosphorus in the form of the phosphate PO3−4  is required for all known forms of life, playing a major role in biological molecules such as DNA and [..]

Flexible emission fees, National economy, Natural resources and 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

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

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

TSSEF participates in Flexible Fee workshop with Nordic Council of Ministers

The Foundation was invited to participate in a workshop initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers on flexible emissions fees at the Royal College of Technology, Stockholm the [..]

Flexible emission fees, Natural resources and economy, Sustainable development

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