New / Cyclical Economics

 Many economists and thinkers on sustainability continue to work on the alternatives to the present globalized economic system. Localisation – especially of food and basics is an obvious new economic response which can both reduce carbon emissions and our food print by reducing food miles. Local food economies also have immense potential in improving health and soils through organic and natural agriculture. 

This section will offer resources regarding experiments from around the world – in cyclical economics, transition towns, community supported agriculture (CSA), alternate currencies etc.

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Local is Our Future

Local is Our Future

Helena Norberg-Hodge Poverty, climate change, the erosion of democracy, an epidemic of depression – these and other global crises are symptoms of a...

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Buddhist Economics

Buddhist Economics

E.F. Schumacher was one of the pioneers of the movement towards sustainable living and a follower of Gandhiji. His classic book “Small is...

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