EAERE 2011 – Call for paper

REMINDER There are 15 days left to submit your paper! Deadline for submission of papers: February 1st, 2011 EAERE 18th Annual Conference University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome Italy 29 June – 2nd July, 2011 http://www.eaere2011.org/ Dear Friends and Colleagues, You are invited to submit theoretical and applied papers in …

Homo Economicus Versus Person-in-Community

http://steadystate.org/homo-economicus-versus-person-in-community/ by Herman Daly The problem with Homo economicus (the abstract picture of a human being on which economic theory is based) is that she is an atomistic individual connected to other people and things only by external relations. John Cobb and I (For the Common Good) proposed instead the …

Celebrating Crisis

‘CELEBRATING CRISIS’ by evolution biologist Dr. Elisabet Sahtouris, is the clearest vision yet for our common human future.” We at Ethical Markets Media are honored by her service on our Advisory Board . Hazel Henderson, Editor Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D. (for book in press: Manifesto for Change: Crisis as Opportunity) Dr. …

New Economy Network: December Members Update

December 2010 Dear Hazel, As we approach the 2 year anniversary of the New Economy Roundtable, where many of you joined the effort that eventually became the New Economy Network, there is much to celebrate and still more to do! There are now 170+ individuals and 36 organizations who have …

New publication: Environmental accounts of the Netherlands 2009

Dear list members, Statistics Netherlands is pleased to announce its new publication ‘Environmental Accounts of the Netherlands 2009’. What was the impact of the financial and economic crisis on the environment? What is the share of the green economy? Has the Dutch carbon footprint increased over time? Do wealthy households …

Macro-economic models need to widen their perspective

The recent recession has prompted the adoption of ‘return to growth’ policies but the tools used to assess growth often have a narrow economic focus. A new report has assessed current macro-economic models and suggests they need to incorporate the impact that environmental factors can have on the economy, and …

China and the Green Energy Paradox

The worlds biggest CO2 polluter is also becoming the biggest investor in green solutions. by Jason Mitchell | November 11th, 2010 From the purist’s perspective, the notion of sustainability makes for a near-impossible pairing with developing countries like China and India. The chief engine of economic growth – industrialization via …