GDP IS DEAD: Will the world be happier without it?

The growth of GDP is not infinite. As limits arise and credit bubbles burst, governments have tried to ‘recover’ by buying GDP growth at the cost of added governmental debt. But GDP-numbers don’t say everything about the progress of a … Continue reading

Stemming population growth is a cheap way to limit climate change

Better family planning could be a cost-effective start to cut carbon emissions and would contribute significantly to the suggested necessary emissions reductions for the year 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change. If only we were not so afraid of state … Continue reading

We should support leadership that tackles climate-change issues

Best Practice: public sector of North American Britisch Columbia goes carbon-neutral. Offset funds must become a source of capital for the promotion of innovative private sector projects aimed at reducing public sector emissions rather than public funds supporting industry projects, … Continue reading

Getting rid of the hot air

The Emissions Trading Scheme – a rough start, but it starts to look more promising. The pitfall however lies in greenwashing practices due to the scheme. Governments should be reluctant to excessive business lobbies to ease the ETS settings. It’s … Continue reading

The real Greek tragedy may be the climate

Greece’s debt crisis threatens more than the collapse of the euro and the European Union – it would also be a climate disaster. An opinion article by David Strahan, a former BBC business correspondent and author of The Last Oil … Continue reading