WWWforEurope Lecture Series: Is Green Growth Possible?

Main event: WWWforEurope Lecture Series: Is Green Growth Possible?
Organised by: Austrian Institute of Economic Research
Persons: Roland Kupers, Clive L. Spash
Language: Englisch
In the coming decade, Europe will need to accept the challenge of increasing economic growth while reducing both unemployment and greenhouse gas emissions. A new growth path for Europe shows that these three goals can actually reinforce one another. "There is an old but common deception that growth is good, more is better and there can be more for everyone. In the Green Economy the poor are promised environmental riches; recycled materials and renewable energy can be exploited without environmental impact, and technology always finds a substitute for what runs out. All things can be made compatible by ignoring the basic contradiction between ever-expanding human activity and a finite world.