Tag Archive for 'prosperity without growth'

Is Green Growth possible?

December 4th, 2012 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Economic growth not only leads to rising turnovers and incomes but also increases greenhouse-gas emissions. Can “Green Growth” be a way out of this dilemma? Is it “a fairytale or a strategy”? Issues like this are being debated at the international climate summit in Doha. British growth critic Professor Tim Jackson; and Ottmar Edenhofer, chief […]

The beginning of a plan to avoid social, economic and environmental collapse

August 23rd, 2011 by George Monbiot

How much of this is real? How much of the economic growth of the past 60 years? Of the wealth and comfort, the salaries and pensions which older people accept as normal, even necessary? How much of it is an illusion, created by levels of borrowing – financial and ecological – which cannot be sustained? […]

Selected Earthscan books for Sustainable Guernsey readers

December 17th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Earthscan publishes a large number of books on sustainability, climate change and the environment. I highly recommend the following books, which I have myself. How to live a low-carbon life The Power of Sustainable Thinking Prosperity without Growth

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.