Is it ethical to invest in fossil fuels? How can environmental ethics inform our decision making? by Martin J Hodson and Margot R Hodson

The climate is warming and this will continue as we burn fossil fuels. There are already serious environmental effects. The poor suffer disproportionately, and will do even more in future if we do not take prompt action. Most fossil fuel reserves should stay underground, but the Church has substantial investments …

Enough is Enough

I have been reading Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources, by the economists Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill (Earthscan, Routledge, 2013) – part of the growing literature arguing for a steady-state economy. The authors sketch a comprehensive blueprint of the systems necessary for …