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Ecological bankruptcy

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 4 May, 2016 2 comments

There may not be a single large-scale industry or multi-national corporation on Earth that is genuinely profitable if they had to account for their ecological impact. A recent UN-supported report shows that the world's 3,000 largest...

Picking Cotton

Publication | 15 June, 2010 at 11:30

This case study shows the economic stability and benefit for Indian farmers of farming cotton organically and without genetic engineering and toxic chemicals.

How do we make corporations more accountable?

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 19 January, 2018

Greenpeace is famous for campaigning against corporations. We made “Choke” out of Coca-Cola's logo to draw attention to the massive plastic pollution impact  they have around the world.  Polar bear hijacks Coke’s holiday...

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,...

Summary: The Economics of Nuclear Power

Publication | 5 December, 2007 at 12:15

Summary of a new report published by a team of international energy and economic experts which conclusively proves that nuclear power is neither a practical nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change.

Futu[r]e Investment - energy

Publication | 5 July, 2007 at 2:00

This report shows that investment in renewables pays off quite quickly due to massive savings in fuel costs. In fact, a 'business as usual' mix in the world global power generation sector would result in 10 times higher fuel costs, when compared...

Are limits to growth real?

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 17 January, 2015 3 comments

In 2002, global warming denialist and anti-environmental gadfly Bjørn Lomborg consigned the 1972 book, The Limits to Growth, to "the dustbin of history." However, 42 years of data now appear to vindicate the book’s premise, that the...

Jun 08 - The End of Price

Background | 4 November, 2008 at 15:37

In the 1980s, fishermen caught the last wild Beluga sturgeon from the Sea of Azov, source of prized caviar, and wild sturgeon in the Caspian Sea failed to reproduce. The sturgeon catch plunged by 95 percent, and the cost of caviar soared. Such...

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