Crunched: is economic growth fuelling climate change?

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FT data journalists Federica Cocco and John Burn-Murdoch look at the numbers behind George Monbiot’s argument that pressures for GDP growth of 3 per cent are in conflict with the drastic changes needed to prevent the worst impacts of climate change.

“A new approach to measuring green GDP” International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues
https://jssidoi.org/jesi/uploads/articles/16/Stjepanovic_A_new_approach_to_measuring_green_GDP_a_crosscountry_analysis.pdf

The Growth Delusion by David Pilling https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/564734/the-growth-delusion-by-david-pilling/9780525572510/

Why it is time to change the way we measure the wealth of nations by David Pilling https://www.ft.com/content/765781fe-f136-11e7-b220-857e26d1aca4

UK’s ONS calculates natural capital https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/environmentalaccounts/bulletins/uknaturalcapital/ecosystemserviceaccounts1997to2015

Why GDP is meaningless https://ideas.ted.com/why-we-shouldnt-judge-a-country-by-its-gdp/

Green GDP accounting https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X14002222?via%3Dihub

Green GDP and ecological debt https://www.jagranjosh.com/general-knowledge/do-you-know-the-concept-of-green-gdp-and-ecological-debt-1514295005-1


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