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vkhfeatured CeMuse Radio Features New 

Can changing the way we eat change the world?

Can changing the way we eat change the world? This is today’s question from CeMuse radio to a local food hub. By taking the middleman – the supermarket – out of the equation, Väktargatan Food Hub connects you directly to small-scale farmers. Thus supporting sustainable production and providing you with fresh, locally produced healthy food, delivered to your neighbourhood. In a wider discussion we reveal what the issues are with our food and our agricultural systems. Want to know more? Find Väktargatan Food Hub on facebook!    

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heterodoxecon Comment & Opinion Features New 

The orthodoxy of economic research and the need for an alternative by David Mahon

Economic orthodoxy restricts the potential for economic growth that does not harm the environment, and heterodoxy is the only solution for our economic system. Ecological economics is a potential alternative, it offers a way of simultaneously maintaining economic well being and environmental integrity. The Problem: The unhealthy dominance of Orthodox Economics Why is economics so resistant to change? Of all the social sciences, it is economics that has proven most resistant to change. It remains dominated by the thinking and rational of, among others, Smith, Ricardo, Marshall and Keynes. This…

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Biofuels: Food vs Fuel Comment & Opinion Features New 

Biofuel Production as a Way of Maintaining our Cornucopia

The use of biofuels is rapidly expanding given the belief that it is more socially and environmentally acceptable than its alternatives. But, is held belief entirely true? Theresé Engwall, CCLiP student 2016, investigates. The importance of being climate smart has been a central part in the climate  discourse within welfare states.  More fuel-effective engines, smaller cars, and more environmentally friendly fuels such as ethanol and biofuel have been developed, permitting us to keep on driving our cars, business as usual, with a cleaner conscience.  All areas of transport are being seen to pursue the…

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