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31. 03. 2009
At last, the Sustainable Development Commission’s magnum opus has landed. Prosperity Without Growth? was launched on Monday, representing the culmination of five year’s work. Tim Jackson, our Economics Commissioner has produced an absolute ‘tour de force’. And there’s a lot...
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18. 03. 2009
With one month to go before the Budget, the debate is hotting up about the desirability of the Chancellor announcing some kind of “green recovery” initiative. There are all sorts of signals coming from the Treasury that there’s nothing left in the pot – but all sorts of...
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20. 02. 2009
Green 'New Deals' would appear to be breaking out all over. In response to the global financial crisis, governments have thrown all their remaining ideological scruples to one side in going for great big dollops of public money, over-riding market forces, picking 'winners',...
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27. 01. 2009
Nearly two million unemployed. Another 240,000 redundancies already announced over the last couple of months. Heading inexorably towards three million – perhaps even by the middle of the year. That changes everything. For those at risk, anxiety turns to fear. For those already...
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16. 01. 2009
Yesterday's decision on the third runway at Heathrow marks a critical turning point in UK politics: the point at which the Labour Party turned its back on the future. What makes politics so fascinating today is its bipolarity. We can't help but live simultaneously in two worlds...
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