Tag Archive for 'growth'

Guernsey’s population growth

June 1st, 2010 by Peter Roffey

Recently released official figures suggest that Guernsey’s population has increased by about 1,000 over the last two years. That mightn’t sound like a growth rate to frighten the horses, but if the trend continues we will have more than 70,000 people living in the island in 20 years time. What’s even more worrying is that […]

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.