Nick Bardsley, a Feasta member and lecturer in climate change economics at the University of Reading, has prepared a slideshow presentation for the recent Feasta Climate Group weekend which is now available for download. In it he discusses the problems associated with a biofuel-based economy, drawing on the work of energetics analysts Mario Giampietro and Kozo Mayumi. Nick also discusses his own challenges as a lecturer in ecological economics.
Ronan Lyons responded to media reporting of the ESRI's recommendations to the Expert Group on Property Tax on the Irish Economy blog. Here is a snippet. It is worth hitting this link and reading the flurry of comments. I added my tuppenceworth too. .. [...]