Archive for February, 2012

  • Beyond Firm-Level Sustainable Capitalism

    February 27th, 2012 by John Fullerton

    Co-authored by Peter Malik, Director of Center for Market Innovation at the NRDC

    Generation Investment Management’s recently released white paper calls for a “paradigm shift” to Sustainable Capitalism. It is an admirable and important contribution to the discussion >> Read more

  • Ending the Debate on Keystone

    February 13th, 2012 by John Fullerton

    In his February 10th essay, New York Times columnist Joe Nocera asked a simple question: “Can a person support the Keystone XL oil pipeline and still believe that global warming poses a serious threat?” Joe answers “yes,” with >> Read more

  • Growth and Free Trade: Brain-Dead Dogmas Still Kicking Hard

    February 6th, 2012 by Herman Daly

    There are two dogmas that neoclassical economists must never publicly doubt lest they be defrocked by their professional priesthood: first, that growth in GDP is always good and is the solution to most problems; second, that free international trade is mutually beneficial thanks to the growth-promoting principle of comparative advantage. These two cracked pillars “support” nearly >> Read more