Tag Archives: Milton Friedman

The crimes of free-market capitalism

We are paying a heavy price for selling off public assets decades ago. As we sleep, democracy, the rule of law and all the institutions that make up civil society are being eaten alive by the world’s most voracious beast … Continue reading

Posted in atmospheric science, Australian politics, business interests, business, investment, employment, carbon emissions and targets, carbon tax, changes to climate, climate politics, climate sensitivity, consumption, electricity networks, fossil fuels, future climate, inequality, public opinion, renewable energy, temperature | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Reality: the only game that counts

The pricking of the bubble that was endless economic growth should be a lesson to us in tackling climate change. Continue reading

Posted in consumption, economic activity, growth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Reality: the only game that counts