Category Archives: National economy

Talking about population pressure.

We publish this fascinating interview with Joel E.Cohen who has been researching population issues for many years.

National economy

New Yorker article: Banks do nothing useful

National economy

Full version of Sweden’s statement at COP16

For readers interested in economy and environment we reproduce the press release in full. We highlight those areas that we feel will significantly impact Sweden’s future economy. Cancún, [..]

Flexible emission fees, National economy

Lloyds energy report warns of dire economic consequences of energy crunch

Read the full report here. 7238_lloyds_360_energy_pages

National economy, The money system

Climate sceptic U-turns and calls for Carbon Emissions Tax

Well-known economist climate critic Bjørn Lomborg – the self styled “sceptical environmentalist”- is calling for massive investment into climate change measures. To fund them he is suggesting a [..]

Flexible emission fees, National economy, Our publications

The problem with modern economists: they are devoid of accountability

This extract is taken from the discussion paper. Download the publication here  An-economic-paradigm-for-stable-sustainable-development Every financial expense is also a financial income and every financial debt is also a [..]

National economy

We overshot on the 21 August

If your year’s salary was used up nine months into the year, and you were forced to live on savings and use up assets, you would rightly be [..]

National economy, The money system

10 common sense principles for the new economy

David Korten is co-founder and board chair of YES! Magazine, co-chair of the New Economy Working Group, president of the People-Centered Development Forum, and a founding board member of the Business Alliance [..]

National economy, The money system

Swedish right-wing newspaper criticises Gross National Product (GNP) forecasting

Yesterday, the Swedish National Institute of Economic Research issued a forecast of growth of 3.7% to 2012.  In a manner rather atypical for the newspaper, SVD  today slams [..]

General, National economy

The world is on the cusp of an economic collapse

One highlight of the recent Transition Network conference in Devon was the talk by Stoneleigh called ” Making Sense of the Financial Crisis in the Era of Peak [..]

General, National economy, The money system