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Why Green Growth Won’t Transform the Economy

In discussions of the future of economic growth, ‘business as usual’ is not an option.

Making the most of climate change?

Those who follow climate change in the news will know that the latest IPCC report on impacts, adaptation and vulnerability to climate change does not paint a very rosy picture.

Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man

In my first post on Leggett's new book, I focused on his analysis of our "risk blindness." But despite his trenchant and uncompromising stance on the potentially catastrophic consequences of business as usual, Leggett is no doomer.

Who's looking beyond growth?

Is there a way off the economic escalator?

Energy and the Financial System: What Everyone Needs to Know… and Work Darn Hard to Avoid

"Once you accept that growth will cease, all of the current ‘common sense’ assumptions about investing, such as the assumption of making money from money, cease to be true."

Why the elites are so ruthless that they destroy themselves

The recent announcement of a paper by Motessharrry, Rivas and Kalnay (MRK) on the collapse of complex societies has generated much debate, especially with the publication of an enthusiastic comment by Nafeez Ahmed who defined it a "NASA-funded" study.

Anger & Complicity in a Time of Limits

As a species we’re very sensitive to intra-human drama, and in a time of growing crisis, tend to frame narratives as those who are with us and those against.

Power is nothing without control: how to lose an empire

Power is nothing without control. And, usually, control seems to run out before power.

The global Transition tipping point has arrived - vive la révolution

Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research project at the US National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (Sesync) to model the risks of civilisational collapse, based on analysis of the key factors involved in the rise and fall of past civilisations.

How to be Trapped: An Interview with David Korowicz

The broad point here is that growth and collapse is a much more fundamental process than capitalism...

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