The Ecologist


recession: 1/6 of 6

Molly Scott Cato

We scare people off by talking about 'degrowth'

Molly Scott Cato

14th July, 2010

The French have a much better word for it: 'decroissance'. Using ugly and frightening terms like 'degrowth' won't help pave the way for a new and exciting economics more...
In the News

Study sheds light on shopping habits


19th June, 2009

In a recession we all tighten our belts, right? Not necessarily, according to an academic at the University of Hertfordshire. more...
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An eco injection

Joss Garman

30th April, 2009

Barack Obama and Ban Ki Moon, Labour and the Conservatives, green groups and trade unionists, Nicholas Stern and even Peter Mandelson - everybody is talking about a 'Green New Deal'. Faced with an economic downturn, climate breakdown and an energy system in need of billions of new investment anyway, the idea is simple and attractive. more...

Iceland's economic meltdown: a lesson from the frontline of global finance

Molly Scott Cato

4th March, 2009

The world has watched the vertiginous collapse of the Icelandic economy in recent months with a mixture of fascination and horror. more...

Don't believe the hype

Stephen Hale

1st October, 2008

The current economic downturn is hard, but it’s also filled with opportunities to remake the world in a more sustainable way, says Stephen Hale more...

Less is more - the move to a saner happier economy

Andrew Simms

1st April, 2008

Don’t be afraid of the recession, says Andrew Simms , it may just be the lucky break we need to get our heads around a more sane economy and a better quality of life more...

recession: 1/6 of 6


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