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How can researchers influence policy when their work lies outside the political mainstream?

  2022-05-09 in LSE Blogs | Expert analysis & debate from LSE

The premise of postgrowth research is that environmentally sustainable wellbeing should replace GDP growth as the cornerstone of public policy. This interest in a transition beyond the existing par…

  Tagged under: Economic Growth

It is a fantasy to think that financial markets will self-regulate when it comes to climate risk

  2019-06-03 in LSE Blogs | Expert analysis & debate from LSE

Abby Innes explains how the current financial incentive framework is stacked against any traded company that tries to care about climate change. She warns that without government regulation, the ec…

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Economics

How ecologism is the true heir of both socialism and conservatism

  2013-07-22 in LSE Blogs | Expert analysis & debate from LSE

Rupert Read argues that being concerned about the environment is consistent with both socialism and conservatism. True conservatism is not adherent to capitalism and associated with the wealthy eli…

  Tagged under: Capitalism

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