Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

www3.nhk.or.jp/ 2-2022 Japanese scholar looks to Marx's theory to explain pandemic, climate change - by Iwasaki Atsuko A Japanese academic has penned a surprise bestseller that is prompting a new generation of readers to consider the ideas of German philosopher Karl Marx. Saito Kohei says Marx's ideas in his late years tell us about the … Continue reading Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021

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

DEGROWTH – ALT-, non GDP- post-growth – updates

updates here see also 2021 degrowth-auf-deutsch/ 2020 decroissance-for-xmas-anyone/ 2020 greta +g rowth 2019 stiglitz-wants-gdp-retired/ climate crisis eco crisis ecological economics energy Greenwash Green Finance/Investment/ESG Growth! What Growth? natural resources Pluriverse Post -capitalist, -colonial, -growth sustainability https://gaiageld.com/gdp-growth-degrowth-decoupling-transition/ degrowth updates 9-2022 mayflybooks.org 2022 Degrowth & Strategy: how to bring about social-ecological transformationNathan Barlow, Livia Regen, Noémie Cadiou, … Continue reading DEGROWTH – ALT-, non GDP- post-growth – updates

The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

source: John Feffer 2021 resilience.org , originally published 20-12-2021 by Foreign Policy In Focus GaiaMoney is revisiting DeGrowth for Xmas with John Feffer's question: "Can those who advocate hitting the brakes on economic growth get their message across before it’s too late?" "Over the last three decades, a growing number of scientists and ecologists have argued … Continue reading The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

Oeconomia oder die ewig wachsende Schuld des Geldes

Genial surft Carmen Losmann die Lernkurve des Geldes Die 2009 Krise machte die Filmemacherin neugierig. Kuriosität im Rücken, macht sie sich auf die Reise. Da war Sie nicht die einzige. Auch ich gehöre zu einer seither massiv gewachsenen Kohorte neuerer Geldforscher. Neuere Geldforschung Losmann's Erkenntnistrip hat allerdings was besonderes. Statt akademische Experten oder Geldreformer zu … Continue reading Oeconomia oder die ewig wachsende Schuld des Geldes

Tipping Points

Today the news fed me two tipping points for the price of one : Amazonia and plastics. How do climate tipping points happen? Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly."

Infinite Plastic Pollution Meets Systemic Inelasticity

-gaiageld- https://www.youtube.com/embed/Hr6RqGg6ExE Unmissable Fantastic Plastic Video! this page/post post top introductions updates plastic realities plastic export micro plastics plastics costs plastic production ALTernative plastic futures see also  >Greenwashing  >Growth! What Growth?   > Pollution >Sustainability Plastic waste? In the 1970’s economists typically dismissed the “Limits to Growth” report as “worthless science” and “ignorance masquerading as knowledge”. … Continue reading Infinite Plastic Pollution Meets Systemic Inelasticity

Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?

greenwashing - updates see also climate crisis  ESG’s, green finance + investment Vorsprung durch Grünwaschen sustainability 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 … Continue reading Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?

GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

see also> de-growthde-growth - deutschgreen investment, ESGgreenwashingGROWTH- What Growth?GdPeco crisis - nature, biodiversityeco crisis -climateenergynatural resources - fossils theguardian.com 7-2022 What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism? - by Adrienne Buller 3.nhk.or.jp 5-2021 Put Brake on Capitalism, Says Popular Marxist Book Author "This age, Anthropocene, is a geological epoch during which human economic activities … Continue reading GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH -ALT alt ESG -transition

85% are thinking about it see also >DeGrowth  >Growth! What Growth?  >Ecological Economics   >Greenwash   >Green Finance/Investment/ESG academia.edu/ Environmental Values is an international peer-reviewed journal that brings together contributions from philosophy, economics, politics, sociology,geography, anthropology, ecology and other disciplines, which relate to the present and future environment of human beings and other species. In doing so … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH -ALT alt ESG -transition

ECO crisis GROWTH, transition – Macro-economic narratives in a world of crises Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke

ECO crisis GROWTH Macroeconomic narratives in a world of crises by Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke Ecological Economics October 2013 - An analysis of stories about solving the system crisis download free pdf from academia.edu Macroeconomic_narratives_in_a_world_of_crises Abstract - Since the financial crisis in 2008, a series of publications on macroeconomic responses to the compound crises … Continue reading ECO crisis GROWTH, transition – Macro-economic narratives in a world of crises Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke

Banking on Values

"A fool is someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing". Central banker Mark Carney has diagnosed a crisis in value(s). He doesn't just mean prices being misaligned with values as in frothy asset overvaluations. That's just a symptom of a deeper malaise. The central idea of his book, says the … Continue reading Banking on Values

Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

Little Bill has lent his big billionaire voice to de-coupling, the idea that traditional capitalist growth can be cleansed of its polluting effects.  Better than denial or obstruction? Absolutely. Every little helps.   But de-coupling inside a political vaccuum is kids' softplay. What matters in the adult world is the gravity of power. Just follow the money... … Continue reading Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

Mariana Mazzucato on a Mission

Mariana Mazzucato  “Mission Economy”- “The Enterpreneurial State" - "The Value of Everything"

degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth verbreitet  sich auch in Deutschland als BewegungsBegriff für Nachhaltigkeit und  PostWachstum.  Mit der Oekonomie  Professorin Maja Göpel hat das Land der Grünen eine  Raworth&Nickel  kombinierende Ueberfrau und Videostar. Ihr Bestseller wurde selten breit gelobt (siehe unten). Viel Info und Artkel zum Thema gibt es auch beim degrowth webportal: Degrowth-Webportal.  Hier gibt es Informationen rund … Continue reading degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth or Décroissance anyone? (not just for Xmas)

degrowth updates here Décroissance, or degrowth, is a story of hope amidst adversity. Just like Xmas. Born of the adversities of a poisoned and plundered planet, degrowthers say "No! No More! Let's get out of the Old National Market Hall of Sickly Scarcity and into the New Global Banquet Hall of Happy Abundance... Yes, contrary … Continue reading DeGrowth or Décroissance anyone? (not just for Xmas)

Wiedergeburt der Politischen Oekonomie?

"Die Wertedebatte - Wie fünf Ökonominnen Wirtschaft und Politik neu verbinden."    In einem erfrischenden Deutschlandfunk Artikel serviert Antje Schrupp einen gut sortierten Ausblick über den Tellerrand des wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Mainstreams. Sehr empfehlenswert! "Diese fünf Ökonominnen entrümpeln die Wirtschaftswissenschaften von alten Glaubenssätzen und entwickeln neue Theorien für das 21. Jahrhundert : Mariana Mazzucato,  Kate Raworth,  Esther … Continue reading Wiedergeburt der Politischen Oekonomie?

GROWTH Socio ecological transformation Ulrich Brand Markus Wissen

Growth - De-Growth Social-ecological transformationUlrich BrandUniversity of Vienna, AustriaMarkus WissenBerlin School of Economics and Law, Germany Social-ecological transformation is an umbrellaterm which describes political, socioeconomic,and cultural shifts resulting from attempts toaddress the socioecological crisis. Under thisconceptual and epistemic heading, such terms asgreen, great or social-ecological transition, greator societal transformation, green economy, andsociotechnical transition have increasingly … Continue reading GROWTH Socio ecological transformation Ulrich Brand Markus Wissen

The Limits to Greta 3

Spectrum of Denial "... 2019 was in many ways, for many of us, Year Zero. It was the year many of us stopped disassociating, woke up and realised the party is over.” The postcard from Sydney is a reminder that you can have months of unprecedented bushfires and still reject global warming as a hoax … Continue reading The Limits to Greta 3

GROWTH! What Growth?

GROWTH! What Growth? intro/featured/selected – updates here - +here 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 … Continue reading GROWTH! What Growth?

Stiglitz wants GDP retired

"It's time to retire metrics like GDP." writes Joseph Stiglitz in The Guardian. "The way we assess economic performance and social progress is fundamentally wrong, and the climate crisis has brought these concerns to the fore." Indeed. Always nice to hear the reforming voices. Apparently another revised book of alternative measurements has just been published. … Continue reading Stiglitz wants GDP retired

Branco Milanovic

"Milanovic’s work is still the most detailed study of global inequality to date and should be read by all proponents of post-capitalist democracy..." Boris Frankel

German Resistance

Let it not be said that there is no German resistance to Black Zero Worship. Papers like DIE ZEIT have cast doubt on the wisdom of the Schwarze Null  as far back as September : "If the SPD and Union agree on one issue, then this one: The black zero must stand. The ... Chancellor and her … Continue reading German Resistance

QE5: QE farce wants to be Mousetrap

The “hell-has-no-fury like a creditor financially-repressed” farce continues, apparently intent on outdoing the London Mousetrap  with this stubborn repeat of the ancient tragedy of debtors versus creditors ? Or as bloomberg puts it "Anti-Draghi Revolt at ECB Still Won't Die." The FT tells us that the bank’s “…monetary policy committee … advised against resuming its bond purchases. … (and … Continue reading QE5: QE farce wants to be Mousetrap

Kate Raworth

http://www.kateraworth.com youtube 2022 Introduction to Regenerative and Distributive Design youtube 2019 Doughnut Economics Action Lab youtube 2017  Change the Goal - 1/7 Doughnut Economics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkg2XMTWV4g Doughnut Economics updates (14/2022)                   scroll down for book, articles and reviews  qz.com/ 2018 economist-kate-raworth-gave-the-most-compelling-design-talk-at-ted-about-doughnuts/ Oxfam LSE   How can a Book Change the … Continue reading Kate Raworth