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Paper on Family Planning and Carbon Emissions

23 November 2015 Research recently commissioned in partnership with Lancaster University has revealed that investing in family planning services is an even more cost-effective way to abate carbon dioxide emissions than previously thought. Reducing future energy demand by preventing unwanted births … Continue reading

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The Population Overshoot Factor in Ecological Economics

We were delighted by the clear consensus that emerged at the end of the Iceland conference, that population size and growth is one of the major factors in assessing the  sustainability of economies and societies, which should be taken into … Continue reading

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Another POV on Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Samuel Alexander’s otherwise excellent critique of the failure of ecological economics to take proper account of rising energy prices contains a single, all too conventional flaw. He takes population growth as a ‘given’ to be accommodated rather … Continue reading

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Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

Degrowth, expensive oil, and the new economics of energy Samuel Alexander [University of Melbourne, Australia]Copyright: Samuel Alexander, 2012 See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Preparing for life after growth Building upon the ‘limits to growth’ perspective (Meadows et al, 2004), and drawing upon … Continue reading

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The Steady State Economy Conference

The Steady State Economy Conference http://steadystate.org/leeds2010/ We hope you will join us for the first UK national conference to explore and develop the idea of a steady state economy, and the policies to achieve this. Endless economic growth remains the … Continue reading

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