Economy

No, the EU didn't just ban alcohol minimum pricing...

By: 
Dr Craig Dalzell
on : 
7th Jan 2016
Bulletin item expiry date: 
29th Feb 2016

No, the EU didn't just ban alcohol minimum pricing... but even if they did, we can still do something.

Oxfam Scotland

 Oxfam Scotland have written a number of reports on poverty and inequalities in Scotland, including the Humankind Index and Even it Up.

Zero Carbon Britain

Zero Carbon Britain is the flagship research project from the Centre for Alternative Technology, showing that a modern, zero-emissions society is possible using technology available today.
You can find their latest reports and resources here:zerocarbonbritain.com/zcb-latest-report

The Story of Stuff Project

The Story of Stuff Project started in 2007 and has created a number of short on-line animations that vividly highlight the difficulties of contemporary consumerism, and offer alternative possibilities of a more sharing society working for a healthy and just planet.
 
 
 

Ethical Consumer

 The ethical consumer evaluates products and companies on a range of ethical criteria.

TED talk on the limits of GDP

 This is an interesting TED talk on the limits of using GDP as a measure of prosperity, and offers an alternative approach to measuring wellbeing and progress.

The New Economics Foundation

 The new Economics Foundation (NEF) is the UK's leading think tank promoting social, economic and environmental justice. Their aim is to transform the economy so that it works for people and the planet.

Fracking applications denounced by Greens

News date: 
7th Dec 2015

“Scottish Greens are consistently opposed to fracking. With more Green MSPs in the Scottish Parliament, we will stand up for our communities and keep the pressure on. Fracking is a distraction from a cleaner, jobs rich energy future that benefits everyone, rather than a few multinationals."

Scottish Economics: Devolution and Tax

By: 
Craig Dalzell
on : 
14th Nov 2015
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