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Globalisation’s dark side

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 11 August, 2016

Although concerns about immigration appeared as factors in Britain’s exit from the European Union, the Brexit vote was also a referendum on the failures of globalisation. Traditional economists promoted globalisation based on the...

Fire Then and Now

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 13 July, 2016

Fire is the fundamental human technology, the foundation of everything that came after in human societies. Controlled fire transformed our diet, physiology, psychology, language, social structure, technologies, and our relationship to...

Ecology and Money

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 6 October, 2015 4 comments

On Friday, September 17, the US Federal Reserve blinked in the face of unrelenting, global economic malaise. This private bank, which possesses the monopoly to print US money, had promised to raise interest rates a paltry 1/4-percent,...

Finance outcomes

Publication | 3 December, 2009 at 1:00

An equitable climate agreement in Copenhagen must take into account countries’ historical responsibility and capacity to act.

Working for the Climate Renewable Energy and the Green Job [R]evolution Briefing

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 5:30

The solutions to the economic crisis and the environmental crisis are far from being mutually exclusive. As we head towards the Copenhagen Climate Summit, world leaders have the opportunity to stimulate economic recovery while cutting carbon...

Working for the Climate Renewable Energy and the Green Job [R]evolution

Publication | 14 September, 2009 at 2:00

It's not just the economy that's in crisis...In 2009, the world is reeling from a collapse of the financial markets. The effects have been large job losses in the UK, USA and other developed nations, volatile stock markets and millions of...

Maldives - Island Kingdom Under Change

Video | 12 December, 2008 at 15:35

The Maldives, one of the lowest lying countries, is threatened by sea level rise. The first country to sign the Kyoto protocol in 1997 and is following the climate negotiations.

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