Category: Environment


Guest Post: Response to Richard Tol on 'Green New Deal'

John Barry 21/05/2009

John Barry: Richard Tol, over at Irish Economy, has an ‘interesting’ take on one of the components of a Green New Deal for Ireland. Focusing on …

Guest post: Towards a Green New Deal

John Barry 14/05/2009

John Barry: Last summer the influential think and do tank, the new economics foundation, published what turned out to be a prescient report. Called A …

The Ryanair Model of Development?

James Wickham 05/05/2009

James Wickham: Ryanair is an Irish success story. Ryanair’s high profile CEO, Michael O’Leary, is one of the country’s home grown billionaires. …

Taking on anti-green economics

30/04/2009

Writing here on Tuesday, Oxfam UK's Duncan Green noted that "Climate change has so far taken a back seat and that is deeply worrying. The G20 largely …

Guest post by Duncan Green: Is the Crisis Deep Enough to Trigger the Changes We Need?

Duncan Green 28/04/2009

Duncan Green: The latest figures from the IMF, released last week, are shocking. The global economy is now in full recession, predicted to fall by …

Prosperity without growth?

16/04/2009

Ahead of the G20 summit in London, the UK's Sustainable Development Commission recently published Prosperity Without Growth? arguing that "the …

Return to Growth Paradigm in Petrochemical Economy not an Option

Peadar Kirby 22/02/2009

Peadar Kirby: The focus of public attention and debate on recession and cutbacks at the moment indicates the extreme poverty of public discourse in …

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James Stewart

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Rory Hearne

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Nat O'Connor

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