Book Review: Herman Daly’s Economics for a Full World: His Life and Ideas

This is available as a PDF here. BOOK REVIEW: HERMAN DALY’S ECONOMICS FOR A FULL WORLD: His Life and IdeasBook by Peter A. VictorReview by Jack Santa BarbaReview by Jack Santa Barbara, Ph.D.   New Zealand WEALL Hub Everyone in the Wellbeing Economy movement has an intellectual indebtedness to the work of Herman Daly, often cited …

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What is the Great Simplification?

Wise Response recommends this website with a series of podcasts and episodes exploring themes around degrowth. The Great Simplification with Nate Hagens is a podcast that explores the systems science underpinning the human predicament. Conversation topics will span human behavior, monetary/economic systems, energy, ecology, geopolitics and the environment.  The goal of the show is to …

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New Zealand lawyers to sue Climate Change Commission

Press release: 14 February, 2022 New Zealand has employed “accounting tricks” to create a target for greenhouse gas emissions cuts that looks far more ambitious than it really is.The Climate Action Tracker (CAT) has given the country a “highly insufficient” rating. The net-zero emissions by 2050 target is enshrined in law, but the government’s policies …

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WR Press Release – NZ’s Emissions Reduction Plan falls well short

Press release: 29 November 2021 EMISSIONS REDUCTION PLAN FALLS WELL SHORT ‘The overall emissions budget proposed by the Ministry for the Environment is not nearly ambitious enough,’ says Chair of the Wise Response Society, Prof. Liz Slooten. ‘The IPCC requirement to keep global warming to 1.5ºC by 2030 means a median reduction of 45%. New …

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Wise Response on Pathfinder’s Sustainability Report 2021

13 November 2021 Anya Satyanand Independent Director of Pathfinder Asset Management Chair of Pathfinder’s Ethics Committee Dear Anya, Wise Response on Pathfinder’s Sustainability Report 2021 Thank you for drawing our attention to Pathfinder’s Sustainability Report 2021. One of the points we made in our earlier review 1 was the lack of reporting about your activity, …

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