From The Ecologist: August 17th
They emptied the public purse to fund their continuing largesse. Now it’s time for the banks to pay us back. At phenomenally good rates…
Ann Pettifor: 6th January, 2009, 08.00AM
A thumbs-up for the great work we (me and my mates, Colin Hines, Andrew Simms, Richard Murphy etc. ) did on the Green New Deal in an editorial in today’s Guardian discussing green new jobs, plus how to reconcile environmental sustainability with providing a cushion in a recession.
15th December, 2008
Also, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has followed his colleagues at UNEP in calling for a Green New Deal.
You can also read nef’s Green New Deal Round-up here.
I have had an extraordinary day today, at an event in Bristol organised by the Schumacher Society. Fritz Schumacher - of Small is Beautiful fame – died in 1977, and the Society was formed just thirty years ago, in 1978. Today’s event was hosted by Diana Schumacher and Jonathon Porritt. I was honoured to share a platform with Bill McKibben the great leader of the Green movement in the United States, and brilliant strategist behind the 350 campaign.
Monday, 29 September, 2008.
Is Warren Buffett right? If this bail-out had been passed by congress, would it have halted the meltdown?
I don’t believe so. Here’s why…