01.07.2013
End or Beginning? Europe as the Trailblazer of the Green Revolution

The decisive question for the coming decades is not ‘if’ but ‘how’ the global economy will grow. We are currently in the middle of a green revolution in which millions are already participating. To advance, however, we need effective environmental policy at national and international levels. And above all, we need a European Green New Deal.

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01.07.2013
The Progress of the Arts and Ecological Wisdom

Placing our society and economy within an ecological framework will require a radical rethink of what ‘progress’ means as to date this has become synonymous with economic growth. This will mean a change in our relationship with technology and a rebuilding of our social relations.

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01.07.2013
The Prospects for a Green Economy in Croatia

Can Croatia’s entry to the European Union create an opportunity to change the country’s economic and ecological paradigms? That potential exists, but will only succeed if new political alliances are created that bring together a broad range of social movements.

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28.06.2013
The Sciences Required for Understanding Sustainability

A problem cannot be solved using the same thought that created it.

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23.05.2013
Smart Growth – Twelve Theses

A relationship with, not against, nature should be one of the core principles of ‘green growth’.

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16.04.2013
Sustainable Agriculture as a Path to Prosperity for the Western Balkans

There is potential for organic agriculture in the Western Balkans.

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01.03.2013
Hungarian Land-Grabbing: Family Farmers vs. Politically Backed Oligarchs

Often thought of as a problem in developing nations, land-grabbing is a reality in contemporary Hungary. The problem of private hoarding of land began after the fall of Communism in 1990, but the current government is making the situation worse. Through a corrupt relationship between power and agri-business, more and more land is falling into the possession of a powerful few, with devastating consequences for society and the environment.

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01.03.2013
Finland, Land of Developing Agriculture

Development continues and the overall number of farms declines. What is it like to be a farmer in today’s Finland? Will the sector still attract new entrepreneurs in the future?

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01.03.2013
Food for the Soul, Not Just the Stomach: the Countryside’s Other Role

A focus on food production and protecting biodiversity should not be at the expense of a third key function of the countryside, access to it by the people.

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27.02.2013
The Potential of ‘True Pricing’

How can markets work for sustainability? True Price aims to display a product’s true costs – including its environmental and social costs – to enable consumers to make more informed choices.

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