Beyond Flat Earth Economics

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A document prepared for the 2013 Sustainable Living Festival, where a talk on this topic was delivered. Download the PDF with poster designs (10MB). We have just seven years until the 2020 deadline for significant pollution reductions. To speed this process up, the public must understand the drivers of business behaviour and how this impacts our lives. Economics is the … Read More

The future of carbon trading

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Renegade Economists Show #276 Listen to the show Subscribe to the podcast Recorded live at the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne this week Nic Francis Gilley CEO of Cool NRG discusses the markets role in the fight against global warming. Gilley’s company installs free energy efficient light globes in homes from Melbourne to Mexico, reducing carbons emissions by millions of … Read More

Adding It Up: Environmental Accounting in Australia

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Renegade Economists Show #275 Listen to the show Subscribe to the podcast Following on from last weeks interview on ecosystem services valuation, Karl interviews Dr Michael Vardon. Dr Vardon is a special advisor to the Australian Bureau of Statistics on environmental accounting. Dr Vardon introduces the System of Environmental – Economic Accounting (SEEA), which has been in development since 1993 … Read More

The Next Economy – Capitalism 3.0

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For those interested in a vision of a sane economy, member K.D summarised her key learnings from Peter Barnes’ landmark 2007 book Capitalism 3.0. Acting on his beliefs, Peter kindly donated the book to the commons, allowing it to be downloaded (pdf). It can be purchased here. Most of these are direct transcriptions from the book. CAPITALISM 3.0 A GUIDE … Read More