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Technical Report: Socio- Economic Impact of Forest Harvesting Moratorium in Kenya

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Kenya has had two harvesting moratoriums in public and community forests; the first one was […]

Update to limits to growth

Comparing theWorld3 model with empirical data Abstract In the 1972 bestseller Limits to Growth (LtG), the authors […]

Yep, it’s bleak, says expert who tested 1970s end-of-the-world prediction

A controversial MIT study from 1972 forecast the collapse of civilization – and Gaya Herrington is here […]

Economics for the future – Beyond the superorganism

Abstract Our environment and economy are at a crossroads. This paper attempts a cohesive narrative on how […]

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“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself”

Healthy soil can be an economic asset On 26 February 1937, the 32nd President of the United States, […]

The appallingly bad neoclassical economics of climate change

Abstract Forecasts by economists of the economic damage from climate change have been notably sanguine, compared to […]

Learning to Live With Low Fertility

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported much higher inflation than almost anyone predicted, and inflationistas […]

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Pandemic reduces migration, sky does not fall in

Political leaders often bray about the need for continued population growth to benefit “the Economy.” In Australia, […]

Regional Hotspots for Climate Change

Presentation slides based on a recent study submitted for publication. Please download the presentation slides (3) from […]

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What Really Happens When You Donate Your Clothes—And Why It’s Bad

Blame fast fashion. Cleaning out the closet for most millennials goes like this: You slough through the […]

The anti-colonial politics of degrowth

As degrowth ideas speed their way into social movements and academic research, they have encountered some interesting […]

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Feed your moths and hide your trousers: the expert guide to making clothes last for ever

Orsola de Castro is a fashion designer who became a re-use revolutionary. Now she has written a […]

The Political Economy of Degrowth – Economics and Finance

What is degrowth and what are its implications for political economy? Divided in three parts, this dissertation […]

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A by-the-numbers look at how EU appetites drive deforestation

The Continent is the world’s second-largest driver of tropical deforestation. European demand for everything from chocolate to […]

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Where hyperinflation really threatens

NOT GROCERIES, NOT WAGES – SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE Right now, the outlook for inflation – or, conversely, for […]

Bright Green Lies: Review

It’s been a year since ‘Planet of the Humans’ caused the leaders of climate campaigns to go […]

We Don’t Need More Life-Crushing Steel and Concrete

The long-term needs of ecosystems should come before our knee-jerk expectations about infrastructure. We were driving through […]

Earth and Humanity: Myth and Reality

Earth and Humanity: Myth and Reality outlines 33 core myths underpinning modern cultural conversations and behaviors. By […]

The Way to Live – Official Trailer

THE WAY TO LIVE: IF WE LEARN TO LISTEN, MOTHER EARTH WILL SHOW US THE WAY. Many […]

Transforming Sustainability Science to Generate Positive Social and Environmental Change Globally

Despite the decades-long efforts of sustainability science and related policy and action programs, humanity has not gotten […]

UCL Beyond Boundaries Session 11: Dr Aisha Dasgupta & Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta Presentation

In this video, in addition to the discussion session on Thursday 29th October 2020, Dr Aisha Dasgupta […]

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Population: the multiplier of everything else | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E05 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Population: the multiplier of everything else Every major problem facing humanity is exacerbated by a needlessly […]

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Achieving Half-Earth: Why Nature Needs Half | #OvercomingOvershoot S1E4 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Achieving Half-Earth: Why Nature Needs Half | #OvercomingOvershoot S1E4 on EarthxTV Host: Gary Wockner Guest: Amy […]

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The Human Impact Crisis | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E03 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ The Human Impact Crisis | #OvercomingOvershoot S01 E03 on EarthxTV Host: Gary Wockner Guest: Christopher Tucker […]

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Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 2 | S01 E02 on EarthxTV

earthx.org/overcoming-overshoot/ Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot: Are we in trouble? Part 2 | S01 E02 on EarthxTV Host: Gary […]