Jørgen Randers

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Name: Jørgen Randers
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Net vs. gross energy: Is it wise to be complacent?

Everyone knows that when a potential employer makes a job offer, the salary or wage he or she proposes isn't what you'll be taking home. What you'll take home is your net pay. The number the employer offers you is your gross pay, and that's just what ... [Published Resilience - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Climate politics: a melting glacier

A new political tone on climate change in Britain is matched by a breakthrough in understanding the retreat of tropical glaciers. The great floods across parts of southern England may have abated, but questions over their linkage to climate change ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 27 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

A flooded future: Essex to the world

Two floods, two eras, two worlds. The contrast between 1953 and 2014 in southern England is a lesson both in class and climate change.   Some early memories stay with you for life and for me one of them was the view from Benfleet church in Essex looking ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 20 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Post: Limits to Growth - At Our Doorstep, But Not Recognized

Submitted by Gail Tverberg via Our Finite World blog , How long can economic growth continue in a finite world? This is the question the 1972 book The Limits to Growth by Donella Meadows and others sought to answer. The computer models that the ... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Feb 05 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 1 reports

Get used to low economic growth - it's here to stay

GDP slow down: productivity growth will decline because mass production sectors are increasingly automated, says Jorgen Randers. Photograph: ReutersWill the rich world again see the high economic growth rates we got used to in the decades prior to the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 05 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Arctic disconnect

If long-term climate disruption is a reality, so is the prospect of short-term benefit for states such as Canada and Russia. But their governments' denial of climate change looks back not forward.  The merging of climate change into climate disruption ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 30 2014]
First reported Jan 10 2014 - Updated Jan 10 2014 - 1 reports

2014, a climate emergency

The accelerating pace of extreme weather events is an acute challenge to political leaders. Two months ago, on 8 November 2013, a devastating typhoon struck southern islands in the Philippines. There were early warnings of what was to come, but over ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 10 2014]
First reported Nov 21 2013 - Updated Nov 21 2013 - 1 reports

Climate change: canary to ghost

The oil-and-gas industry is impervious to extreme weather events, from the Philippines to Sardinia. But both precedent and experience could turn its world upside down - and soon.  The climate-change conference in Warsaw from 11-22 November 2013 predictably ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 21 2013]
First reported Nov 11 2013 - Updated Nov 11 2013 - 1 reports

The climate cliff: nuclear echoes

During the cold war, nuclear near-catastrophe provoked an enlightened political response. Will history be repeated over the climate emergency? In the early 1990s, I was lecturing at one of the British defence colleges on the problems of controlling ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 11 2013]

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Net vs. gross energy: Is it wise to be complacent? [Published Resilience - Mar 16 2014]
Climate politics: a melting glacier [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 27 2014]
A flooded future: Essex to the world [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Feb 20 2014]
Guest Post: Limits to Growth - At Our Doorstep,... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 06 2014]
Get used to low economic growth - it's here to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 05 2014]
The Arctic disconnect [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 30 2014]
2014, a climate emergency [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jan 10 2014]
Climate change: canary to ghost [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 21 2013]
The climate cliff: nuclear echoes [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 11 2013]
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