Tag Archive for 'economics'

Boost production and market for renewable energy technologies to build energy security

September 10th, 2014 by Nature

In a comment piece in this week’s Nature, Professor John Mathews and Dr Hao Tan write that countries should follow China’s lead and boost markets for water, wind and solar power technologies to drive down costs. The authors argue that by placing the emphasis on production scale and market growth, China is driving down costs […]

Professor Tim Jackson on Prosperity without Growth

September 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Professor Tim Jackson’s book “Prosperity without Growth” is available from Earthscan. Professor Tim Jackson gave a presentation on Prosperity without Growth to the London School of Economics in February 2010 which is available as a MP3 file and also as a PDF file of a PowerPoint presentation.

Prosperity without Growth? – The transition to a sustainable economy

April 22nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Sustainable Development Commission published “Prosperity Without Growth? – The Transition to a sustainable economy by Professor Tim Jackson in 2009. The report calls on world leaders to adopt a 12-step plan to make the transition to a fair, sustainable, low carbon economy.