Posts Tagged: De-coupling

Conferences and consultations: making your voice heard on the circular economy

On the 25th June, QCEA joined the European Commission’s stakeholder conference on the Circular Economy, entitled “Closing the loop, Circular Economy: boosting business, reducing waste”. This star-studded event featured three European Commissioners (including two vice-presidents), Ellen MacArthur (along with various

Conferences and consultations: making your voice heard on the circular economy

On the 25th June, QCEA joined the European Commission’s stakeholder conference on the Circular Economy, entitled “Closing the loop, Circular Economy: boosting business, reducing waste”. This star-studded event featured three European Commissioners (including two vice-presidents), Ellen MacArthur (along with various

New Discussion Paper: Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability

QCEA has just published a discussion paper which examines the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth. “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability” is intended to stimulate discussion and debate on how our economic system relates  to the

New Discussion Paper: Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability

QCEA has just published a discussion paper which examines the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth. “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability” is intended to stimulate discussion and debate on how our economic system relates  to the

De-coupling and the Rebound Effect

This post looks at two more of the themes that this year’s Green Week explored; decoupling growth from resource use and the rebound effect, when efficiency increases are offset by consequent increases in consumption. De-coupling The United Nations Environment Programme’s

De-coupling and the Rebound Effect

This post looks at two more of the themes that this year’s Green Week explored; decoupling growth from resource use and the rebound effect, when efficiency increases are offset by consequent increases in consumption. De-coupling The United Nations Environment Programme’s

Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainabilty: Answer Our Poll and Tell Us What You Think!

The EU is a free market institution – it was set up as a common market, after all – and its policies all relate to growth. The Europe 2020 strategy is for smart, sustainable, inclusive growth. The Energy 2020 strategy

Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainabilty: Answer Our Poll and Tell Us What You Think!

The EU is a free market institution – it was set up as a common market, after all – and its policies all relate to growth. The Europe 2020 strategy is for smart, sustainable, inclusive growth. The Energy 2020 strategy