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Economics, Roboeconomics, Extraeconomics

To podcast In Holland our attention is drawn to Paul Mason, a voice of a different kind of economics, different from the classics, different from Piketty (Mason wants young people to revolt). In another news item an economics lecturere mr. Paloni in Glasgow is removed from his job for teaching deviant economics, even  though the […]

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Extraeconomics

The world economy is not compatible with human survival on earth. It has principles and rules that dictate one ignores resources and focusses on the ‘free market’. It is on one sentence “A system that maximizes the utilization of fossil fuels”, for the simple reason that there are people that sell fossil fuels, who want […]

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Growth vs. Extraeconomics

The author of this has originated the term ‘Extraeconomics‘ to denote a supplement to fossil fuel credit based economics, so as to repair the balance between depletion and replenishment of natural resources on Earth. As the author is not indoctrinated in the full breath of economic thought it is unlikely Extraeconomic will gain much traction. […]

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Extraeconomics

Extraeconomics By F. Rincker What is Extraeconomics Extraeconomics is a new kind of economic thinking, fit for the renewable energy age. Traditional economics as it is now practiced around the globe really constitute a fossil fuel marketing strategy and can be defined in short as “The maximization of the Utilization of Fossil Fuels”. It is […]

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Extraeconomics

F. Rincker What is Extraeconomics Extraeconomics is a new kind of economic thinking, fit for the renewable energy age. Traditional economics as it is now practiced around the globe really constitute a fossil fuel marketing strategy and can be defined in short as “The maximization of the Utilization of Fossil Fuels”. It is immediately obvious […]

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The Robo(eco)nomy (now called extraeconomics)

De Robo(eco)nomy is de wereld waarin automatische systemen op hernieuwbare energie worden benut om de ecologie te restaureren… (zie roboeconomy now called extraeconomics) Het is belangrijk aan een toekomst visie te werken. De focus die doorgaans gelegd wordt op problemen verhinderd de stabilisatie van een doelstelling. Door te zeggen dat we CO2 uitstoot moeten verminderen […]

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Elon Musk Reads This Blog

Great minds think alike, but some are more able to make those thoughts count than others. When your struggle is to reconcile your mortal existence and weird drives and urges with the affordances of reality, you end up scanning the fringes of what you can understand. As there is only one reality, people that do […]

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What we can’t say about Trump and China

The Trump camp clearly does not care about good relations with China. Trump does not yet understand that there is a reason business went to China and there is a reason why it can’t be retrieved by boycotting or antigonizing the country. He doesn’t seem to see the man behind him, military, have a harsh […]

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RoboEconomics, why we need it to fight Climate Change

If you read this you are interested in climate change, in a possible solution. Like us you can see that progress in dealing with emissions is too slow. You can see that even if construction and implementation of renewables was ramped up, growth would not be big enough. Without emergency actions we will not retain […]

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Sustainable Refugee Management

This is an English version even though the video is in Dutch Arabic There’s a video about a Saudi Arabian refugee (originally from Somalia) that’s gone viral: She explains that her family moved to Saudi where her father worked for 20 years. When he was fired he and his family had to leave the country […]