Prof Tim Jackson — Director of the Research Group in Lifestyles, Values and Environment — at the University of Surrey, in his capacity as Economics Commissioner of the Sustainable Development Commission [UK], has tried to answer this niggling question in his book, “Prosperity Without Growth.” Jackson’s eminently readable tome takes economics to the lay reader who would normally shy away from the subject… on the pretext that it is drab and difficult to understand.
Archive for July 2010
It was the twins’ first day at playschool and Luke was really excited about it. But, his sister Kerry wasn’t so sure… What happened at playschool anyway? They were met at the door by Miss Moss, a large, jolly lady with long, dark hair done up in a plait and shiny black shoes that squeaked as she walked.