Citizen Action Monitor

From an historical perspective, Tim Jackson finds no reliable, conclusive evidence for relative decoupling

The world’s input amount of material and energy resources used in production is not declining as fast as the increase in global growth of the economy. No 2069 Posted by … Continue reading

October 5, 2017

The appeal to decoupling as an escape from the dilemma of growth is “far from convincing,” says Tim Jackson

Which is not to suggest that decoupling economic activity from rising carbon emissions is not vital. No 2064 Posted by fw, September 30, 2017 To access all other synopses from … Continue reading

September 30, 2017

“We will grow our economy while reducing emissions,” says PM Trudeau. Really?

Simplistic neoliberal beliefs like this may be popular and win votes but they’re short-sighted and dangerous. Here’s why. No 1996 Posted by fw, June 30, 2017 ***** “We will grow our … Continue reading

June 30, 2017