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Fiddling while (insert your country here) burns

John Dales, Urban Movement
24 January 2020
What’s really threatening what?
What’s really threatening what?
‘Urgent changes needed.’ This article is more than one year old
‘Urgent changes needed.’ This article is more than one year old
Leading on clean growth is not what the Committee on Climate Change said HMG?is doing
Leading on clean growth is not what the Committee on Climate Change said HMG?is doing

 

The economy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the environment, not the reverse. I wish I’d said that. But it was, in fact, Herman Daly who’s apparently the ‘Father of Ecological Economics’. Anyway, the truth of his phrase was brought to mind recently when I read an article in The Herald with the headline: “Don't threaten our economy in the name of climate change”. 

Intrigued to know who could have got the cart so far in front of the horse, I read on and...

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