Month: August 2011

Sustainable business news & articles August 2011

Sustainable business news & articles August 2011

http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/China-resources-economy-boom-inflation-budget-Gill-pd20110802-KBTPF?OpenDocument&src=spb Reality check on China’s economic growth: an ageing population, increasing social unrest and rubbery figures. http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/obamas-debt-capitulation-will-only-embolden-the-extremists-20110801-1i84j.html Paul Krugman’s incisive analysis of the US debt deal. http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/Australian-firms-could-face-top-up-fee-on-UN-offse-KC5AH?OpenDocument&src=hp8  Complications in the carbon package with collapse in the UN CER floor price. http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/aug/02/global-demand-for-food  The impact of biofuel production on world food security. http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/Small-firms-looking-local-on-net-report-KCSFV?OpenDocument&src=tnb  The contribution of the internet to […]

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Wendell Berry on “The Idea of a Local Economy”

Wendell Berry on “The Idea of a Local Economy”

In these days of international economic crisis–days when the economic underpinnings of the global economy are being exposed as seriously flawed–it is worth looking at other ways forward.  What is new about this global financial crisis is that no one can see how it can be reversed by policy intervention: the fiscal and monetary levers […]

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Sustainable business news & articles July 2011

Sustainable business news & articles July 2011

http://blogs.crikey.com.au/thestump/2011/07/01/the-changing-climate-of-climate-change-reportage/ Interesting trends in global climate change reportage. http://www.theage.com.au/world/4000000000000-cost-for-us-wars-over-decade-20110701-1gv5x.html Words fail me. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/02/biofuels-land-grab-kenya-delta Environmental impacts of biofuels in Kenya. http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/07/04/gillards-petrol-trade-off-more-complex-than-it-seems/ The intricacies of petrol pricing in carbon policy. http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/06/29/inside-story-green-growth-sprouting-in-mainstream-economic-analysis/ Michael Jacobs on the economics of green growth. http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/01/in-a-twist-loggers-nurture-spotted-owls/?ref=science Logging and the conservation of the northern spotted owl. http://www.crikey.com.au/2011/06/16/look-beyond-a-carbon-price-and-examine-whether-your-cuts-will-count/ Richard Dennis on cap-and-slice schemes. http://www.theage.com.au/environment/conservation/wildlife-fears-over-british-billionaires-plans-for-arctic-megamine-20110705-1h0mf.html British […]

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