Is social media catalysing an offline sharing economy? 10.05.10 [1]

  • The Emerging Shift Away from Monetized Consumption, July 12 [2]


  • "I’ve been arguing for several years that a savings account is the only proven method of carbon sequestration." greenormal: Carbon Economics, 4 May [3] topic


  • 'Green New Deal' can save the world's economy, says UN, October 12 [4]

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The New Story of Stuff: Can We Consume Less? 28 Nov [5]

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Austria: Call for an EU-wide Unconditional Basic Income. European Citizens’ Initiative to Be Launched, November 8 [6]


Iran's economic reforms usher in a de facto Citizen's Income, (no date found) [7]



  • Mongolia to introduce national basic income, December 3 [9]
  • Japan and South Korea launch Green New Deals, January 9 [10] South Korea's 36 projects include the creation of green transport networks, the provision of two million energy-saving 'green homes' and the clean-up of the country's four main rivers.


  • Reducing consumption key to a sustainable future, November 11 [11] Based on then ground-breaking modelling, the forecasts of global ecological and economic collapse by mid-century contained in the controversial 1972 book; The Limits to Growth, are still ‘on-track’ according to new CSIRO research.
  • Green Jobs Initiative report generally optimistic, but says too few green jobs are being created for the most vulnerable: the 1.3 billion working poor (43 per cent of the global workforce) in the world with earnings too low to lift them and their dependants above the poverty threshold of US$2 per person, per day, or for the estimated 500 million youth who will be seeking work over the next 10 years, September 24 [12]

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  1. Shareable, 10.05.10
  2. Spiral Out, July 12, 2010
  3. greenormal: Carbon Economics, 4 May 2009
  4. The Independent, October 12
  5., 28 Nov 2011
  6., November 8, 2011
  7., (no date found), Citizen's Income Newsletter, Issue 1, 2011
  8. ippr, 27 January 2010
  9. Liberal Conspiracy, December 3, 2009
  10. United Nations Environment Programme, January 9
  11. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, November 11
  12. United Nations Environment Programme, September 24

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