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source: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-00723-1 pdf here Lead author Donella Meadows wrote that the book The Limits to Growth “was written not to predict doom but to challenge people to find ways of living that are consistent with the laws of the planet”.Credit: Alamy Fifty years ago this month, the System Dynamics group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in … Continue reading Are there limits to economic growth? It’s time to call time on a 50-year argument – nature editorial – 2022
source: https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/02/saul-griffith-electrify-everything-solution-save-humanity/622911/ eco crisis - climate crisis, de-fossil, energy, electricity, degrowth, alt growth, abundance goodreads.com 2021 Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Futureby Saul Griffith - An optimistic--but realistic and feasible--action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything. Climate change is a planetary emergency. We … Continue reading ‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –
Even “sustainable” technology such as electric vehicles and wind turbines faces physical limits and exacts environmental costs - By Chirag Dhara, Vandana Singh on June 20, 2021 source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-delusion-of-infinite-economic-growth/ Credit: Getty Images The electric vehicle (EV) has become one of the great modern symbols of a world awakened to the profound challenges of unsustainability and climate change. So much so … Continue reading The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021
green techno - sustainable technologies newcivilengineer.com 13-1-2022 Underwater turbines tipped to provide 10% of UK energy - By Catherine Kennedy Undersea turbines could generate a tenth of Britain’s power in the future, according to a government-backed sustainable energy research company. Tidal stream energy uses turbines to extract energy from moving water in oceans and rivers, … Continue reading green techno – sustainable technologies
Neu auf GaiaGeld: GeldWirtschaftsWoche präsentiert einen zukunftsfähigen Blick auf die Geld- und Wirtschaftsforschung jenseits der offiziellen Heilslehre und Tagespresse. Hier sammelm wir heterodoxe ÖkonomInnen und SozialwissenschaftlerInnen zum Thema Zukunft (der politschen Ökonomie). Wir beginnen zufällig aber passend mit Alt-Hetero Heiner Flassbeck's neuestem Kommentar zu Ampel, Arbeit, Energie und Inflation. Ausserdem eine gründliche deutsche Widerlegung der … Continue reading SCHAU NEU AUF DIE WIRTSCHAFT
greenwashing - updatessee alsoclimate crisis ESG’s, green finance + investmentVorsprung durch Grünwaschensustainability Not exactly. It’s not new. And it’s a lot bigger. Greenwash Guy Pearse 2012 The trillions involved are likely to dwarf the entire history of money laundering. Dig into the numbers below. But lets look on the bright sunny core of greenwashing. Unlike money … Continue reading Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?
endorsements A way to understanding an alternative future. – Juliet Schor, Sociology, Boston CollegeA book of dazzling breadth, provocative and persuasive scholarship. – Sylvia Marcos, Mexican feminist activist and scholarFor too long the North has imposed its one-size-fits-all agenda on the South. – Dan O’Neill, economist, University of LeedsThis Dictionary charts pathways for … Continue reading diversity 101 = pluriverse
<0> resource usefossil fuels see also >eco crisis - earth,land,nature – BIODIVERSITY - fauna - florafood farming agricultureENERGY MINING OCEANS water <1> resource use academia.edu 2013 Developing Resource use Scenarios for Europe by Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Willi Haas, Daniel Hausknost, Irene Pallua , Dominik Wiedenhofer mckinsey.com/industries/electric-power-and-natural-gas/our-insights/the-decoupling-of-gdp-and-energy-growth-a-ceo-guide <2> fossil fuels economicsfromthetopdown.com 10-2-2022 A Case Study of Fossil-Fuel … Continue reading NATURAL RESOURCES – fossil fuels-
Porsche on his milk float - 1902 bbc.co.uk 4-3-2022 Tyre Extinguishers: Scores of SUVs have tyres deflated by activists theguardian.com 19-2-2022 'We are afraid’: Erin Brockovich pollutant linked to global electric car boom - Investigation uncovers evidence of contaminated air and water from one of Indonesia’s largest nickel mines - by Febriana Firdaus, Tom Levitt … Continue reading CARS