Climate Dividends and the Yellow Vests

"Climate dividends, which return money from a carbon price back to people, provides a direct solution to the yellow vests' concerns, while putting income...

Speed and localism

"If we are to mitigate catastrophic climate change and also reverse the catastrophically increasing chasm between rich and poor, first, we must reclaim the...

The Future of Money: a seminal conference in Frankfurt

This gathering brought together people from many countries and different walks of life to consider how we can best stabilise our dangerously rocky global...

Money: the Silent Killer

The fact that most money is created on a basis of debt is putting hidden, but dangerous, pressure on the biosphere, argues Caroline Whyte.

Ideologies of credit creation

Graham Barnes identifies five sources of credit creation and suggests some ways in which we could privilege the most desirable ones and discourage the...

Brexit, fracking and Einstein

"Watch how our politicians demonstrate Einstein's definition of madness - trying over and over again what has already failed - because they cannot grasp...

Extinction Rebellion: rallies around Ireland and elsewhere on Saturday November 17

If you are fearful, if you are frustrated, seize this opportunity to get climate action on the political agenda. Samedi 17 november 2018 at...

Culture and climate

"I see the shadow of a proper economy everywhere....decayed towns and villages, drained by corporate retail park, entirely oil-powered suburbia and the falsely-egalitarian call...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the IPCC 1.5 Degree Report and...

"We should celebrate the positives from those news stories in raising general awareness. But for those who recognize the bad and ugly parts...

Outdated framing by the European Commission lessens our chances of keeping to 1.5 degrees

"If we're to have any chance if keeping to the 1.5 maximum target, the European Commision will need to be much more realistic about...

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