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house The global economy is facing a ‘triple crunch’. It is a combination of a credit-fuelled financial crisis, accelerating climate change and the looming peak in oil production. These three overlapping events threaten to develop into a perfect storm, the like of which has not been seen since the Great Depression. To help prevent this from happening, and to lay the foundations of the economic systems of the future, we need a Green New Deal.

There is still time. Act now and a positive course of action based on the framwork set out in A Green New Deal can pull the world back from economic and environmental meltdown.

Green New Deal Group set out ‘National Plan’ to detoxify the UK economy.

Sunday 8th September 2013
5 years after Lehmans’ collapse: ‘National Plan’ to detoxify UK economy

Green New Deal Group set out ‘National Plan’ to detoxify the UK economy.
Plan would end zero-hour contracts, remove hidden bank subsidies, cancel PFI, end tax avoidance [...]

Pension funds have a role in tackling climate change

This letter was published by the Guardian today:
Laudable and crucial as Lord Stern’s and Carbon Tracker’s warnings are (Carbon bubble ‘creates global economic risk’, 19 April), their success will depend on the existence of a plausible, large-scale investment alternative that can provide secure returns. Without this, investors’ money will continue to fuel the overheating of [...]

Discussion paper: Help save Europe with a Green New Deal

A call to action from the Green New Deal Group.

Briefing: Turn the ‘Green Deal’ into a Green New Deal

The first step to saving the economy: a call to action from the Green New Deal Group.

Report: Green Quantitative Easing

Download the report by Richard Werner.

£100 billion lost to tax ‘flaws and holes’

Green New Deal Group calls for a ‘Great Tax Parachute’ as alternative to spending cuts, to save the public finances and give the economy a soft landing.

Cuts won’t work, but green spending will reduce public debt, create jobs, cut carbon, says Green New Deal Group

Two days ahead of the pre-budget report, and as the UN climate change talks open in Copenhagen – the second report from the author’s of the original Green New Deal says that the Chancellor is likely to miss a historic opportunity to tackle public debt, create thousands of new green jobs and kick-start the transformation to a low-carbon economy.

Budget fails to deliver Green New Deal

Green New Deal Group members explain why the Budget falls far short of what’s needed to tackle the triple crunch of finance, climate and energy crises, and set out their vision for a Green New Deal Budget

Brown’s new green spending delays carbon build-up by less than half a day

Government’s new and additional green investment is a mere fraction of the bonuses awarded to the top staff at the failed Royal Bank of Scotland, according to a new report by Green New Deal publisher nef (the new economics foundation).

Put People First: demand a Green New Deal

The Green New Deal Group are one of over 140 organisations supporting the march for jobs, justice and the climate this Saturday.