Monday, September 27, 2021

Can climate change be tackled without ditching economic growth? — Klaas Lenaerts, Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff

The choice is either degrowth or green growth. Degrowth is an unfeasibe option. So the question is how to implement green growth, if that is even feasible.

Bruegel
Can climate change be tackled without ditching economic growth?
Klaas Lenaerts, Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff

See also

Oilprice (decarbonization)
The Harsh Truth Behind Europe’s Energy Crisis
Cyril Widdershoven

See also

Zero Hedge (decarbonization)
Millions Of Chinese Residents Lose Power After Widespread, "Unexpected" Blackouts; Power Company Warns This Is "New Normal"
Tyler Durden

3 comments:

Unknown said...

The authors are right in the abstract - just because their arguments are abstract and hypothetical. Growth is all about energy and resources and we are bound to ditch oil, coal and gas while running out of resources. This is physics in contrast to wishful thinking I'm afraid.

Peter Pan said...

Go for broke. Then have the survivors pick up the pieces. This has worked in the past, on smaller scales.

Peter Pan said...

Somewhat related: the negative-sum economy
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