Category Archives: A new economic paradigm

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 pollution fees, National economy, Natural resources and economy, Waste is a resource in an effective economy

White Paper on Flexible Emission Fees 2013 update

The latest version of the Foundation’s white paper now covers Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus Putting a price on eco-system services using ecological maturity impact Dealing with all classes [..]

A new economic paradigm, Flexible pollution fees

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 pollution 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 pollution 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 pollution 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 pollution 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 [..]

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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 pollution fees, Natural resources and economy