Month: January 2011
White paper shows how market forces can tackle carbon dioxide and phosphorus challenges
This updated White Paper How Flexible Emissions Fees Can Drive Transition to Fossil-free and Sustainable Living explains why we need to discourage supply chains from emitting waste into the natural environment. It also explains that what we call waste could be a resource in another supply chain if the economic context were to encourage recycling. Read more about White paper shows how market forces can tackle carbon dioxide and phosphorus challenges[…]
Can we have economic growth AND eliminate all pollution? TSSEF thinks so.
It may sound impossible to you as you have probably heard that environmental destruction is the price we pay for economic growth. However, it is just as clear that environmental destruction is the price future generations pay for environmental destruction. If you get what I mean. Many economists I have met have looked at me Read more about Can we have economic growth AND eliminate all pollution? TSSEF thinks so.[…]
My country’s carbon emissions
The diagram above shows the emissions resulting from how Swedes live. (Click on the picture to access the calculator for YOUR country.) They say a picture is worth a thousand words … and this one has certainly made me think. Firstly, here in Sweden we hear how proud we are of our climate strategy. That Read more about My country’s carbon emissions[…]
Moving to your eco-village is like coming home?
Reading a recent post on Rob Hopkin’s blog-Transition Culture – I was struck by how readers commented on the feeling – and importance of – finding your home. One person had heard stories of the Isle of Skye in Scotland from his mother but never visited. When he went there with her he had that Read more about Moving to your eco-village is like coming home?[…]
What I do
This blog presents my work envisioning sustainable living arrangements for cities and rural areas. I also work with alternative financing strategies that support sustainable development.
As we are reaching the end of the industrial age, I believe we need a positive vision of the future without abundant fossil fuel. […]