The biofuel delusion: synopsis of the argument and implications for ZeroCarbonBritain 2030’s land use proposals

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.

Steve Keen on TV3

Steve Keen aided and abetted by Constantin Gurdgiev on TV3 outlines what it will take to solve the current debt crisis - nothing less than a distribution of trillions of euro to people - NOT to the banks. Richard Douthwaite dubbed it "deficit easing" [...]