Catherine Masterman offers a poem for Fairtrade Fortnight, broadening our horizons to consider the wider supply chain behind our purchases. As a child I thought shops made the things they … Continue reading “I saw a bargain today”
Jeremy is an author and activist based in Luton. He is the co-author of The Economics of Arrival and runs The Earthbound Report, recognised as the best green blog in the UK by Vuelio and the UK Blog Awards.
The Jevons Paradox is a phenomenon spotted by the economist Williams Stanley Jevons. Studying coal production in the 1860s, he noticed that more efficient technologies made people use more coal, … Continue reading Support a four day week
Nine out of ten Christian young people are concerned about climate change. Just one in ten are confident their church is doing enough about it. That’s a finding from Burning … Continue reading Young Christians expect more on climate change
Catherine Masterman on the cost of freebies, and the illusion of getting something for nothing. The scale of our unintentional consumption is terrifying. I realised this recently when the school … Continue reading The unintended consequences of ‘free’ gifts
Kate Raworth’s book Doughnut Economics is one of our favourites at Joy in Enough. It’s that rather rare thing – a book on economics that’s fun to read and easy … Continue reading Seven ways to think differently about economics