OCEANS – natural resources – eco crisis

<0> see also see alsoearth+land eco crisis- biodiversity eco crisis – climatefood+farming   fishingnatural resources fossil fuelspollutionthis pageoceanscoastal scientificamerican.com 29-4-2022 Scientists Warn of Looming Mass Ocean Extinction - If greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, temperature spikes could bring the first such mass extinction in 250 million years - By Chelsea Harvey euronews.com 4-2022 meet-the-young-pirates-protecting-the-ocean-from-plastic-pollution newscientist.com 20-4-2022 How … Continue reading OCEANS – natural resources – eco crisis

Stephen Zarlenga’s Der Mythos vom Geld – Die Geschichte der Macht

Der Titel “Der Mythos vom Geld – die Geschichte der Macht” trifft das Buch doppelt gut, denn es ist nicht nur eine chartalistische Geschichte von Geld als Macht, sondern gerade die Geschichte der Verschleierung dieser Macht…

Infinite Plastic Pollution Meets Systemic Inelasticity

-gaiageld- https://www.youtube.com/embed/Hr6RqGg6ExE Don’t miss this fantastic plastic video! Plastic waste? In the 1970’s economists typically dismissed the “Limits to Growth” report as “worthless science” and “ignorance masquerading as knowledge”. Robert Solow’s possibly illogical but impressively complex maths of “Eternal Growth” obscured his own ignorant limits of imagination. “Solow and colleagues never considered outputs—waste and pollution—to be more … Continue reading Infinite Plastic Pollution Meets Systemic Inelasticity

MONEY REFORM

eprints.lse.ac.uk  GM/PDF  2017  The social life of Bitcoin – Nigel Dodd Historically, proposals to reform the monetary system typically involve two kinds of disintermediation of money: from banks, and from the state. Some aim only for one of these” for example, the idea of ‘100 per cent money’ (echoed more recently by – among others – … Continue reading MONEY REFORM

green finance, investment – ESG, greenwashing

updates below updates >here - see also  > greenwashing   >sustainability ft.com  8/2021 The ESG investing industry is dangerous - A BlackRock dissident speaks truth - by Robert Armstrong Tariq Fancy is right about the ESG investment industry. Almost everything that Tariq Fancy says about environmental, social and corporate governance, or ESG, investing has been said before, in one form … Continue reading green finance, investment – ESG, greenwashing

NATURAL RESOURCES – fossil fuels-

<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-

How woke is wokism?

“The University of Glasgow has been accused of capitulating to “wokeism” after it called off a talk by an academic whose research was said to be “eugenicist”.”   The Times brimming with liberal indignation is a bit rich.  But only as rich as the typical incumbents’ complaints. Which is understandable. One is worried one is losing one’s grip on … Continue reading How woke is wokism?

GROWTH! What Growth?

Alf_Hornborg writes in his article “How to turn an ocean liner”:  “Although soon reduced to a heterodox and marginalized position, the critique of growth has continued to challenge mainstream dogmas of economics and policy for over four decades. Countless debates have raged on what exactly is the problem of sustainability, whether the design of taxes … Continue reading GROWTH! What Growth?