The world has changed and Economics needs to factor in long termism – equity, climate change, biodiversity and poverty prevention. Green Economics was recently described in the Bank of England as one of the healthiest areas of the economy and can help with providing some of these missing factors and answers to solving the current crisis.
Today's discipline of Economics struggles to solve poverty, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and inequality. Economics has to become a multidisciplinary science. It’s time for a change, relating the human with the environmental, including environmental degradation.
When shopping for new electronics, favour products with low energy use.
You can use energy labels (A++, A+, A, B) for guidance, and for office electronics the Energy Star label. In the long-run, they will save you money on your electricity bill. To find out what products are included, go to EU's website: www.eu-energystar.org.
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