Following the release of the Gibbs/Moore film, ‘Planet of the Humans’, an anti-renewable energy group has emerged from within an organisation promoting a steady state economy. For many years the fossil fuel (FF) and nuclear industries have spread misinformation about renewable energy (RE). Although these
I am disappointed by Duncan Wallaces’s response (NEJ, October 2019) to the articles by Kurt Johnson (NEJ, April 2019) , Mark Diesendorf (NEJ, June 2019) and Haydn Washington (NEJ, July 2019), which drew attention to the environmental impacts of human population on a finite planet.
In the 1970s and 1980s a few neoclassical economists began to realise that their discipline had failed to explain the origin of environmental pollution and how to mitigate it. Even when markets were operating well, industries were continuing to pollute. The fundamental problem was, and
The article by Kurt Johnson opened up the population debate in NENA Journal. I endorse his statement that “a conversation on population growth must occur on the back of an unequivocal condemnation of racism. But it still must occur.” The present contribution offers an environmental