Articles of note

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15 Aug 2010

Anti-growth stance a misty nostalgia, the Australian, by Michael Stuchbury. A rebuttal to attacks on growth and fears about immigration in Australia.

Don’t let the miserabilists clip humanity’s wings, spiked, by James Woudhuysen. Advanced biofuels could play a big role in tackling the problem of flight and climate change.

Can China be green?, the Diplomat. Interview with Jonathan Watts on his When a Billion Chinese Jump (Faber).

But will it make you happy?, New York Times, by Stephanie Rosenbloom Suggests having more “stuff” does not make people happier – although paying for experiences (concert tickets, hobbies, holidays, etc) might.

The Spirit Level: how ‘ideas wreckers’ turned book into political punchbag, the Guardian, by Robert Booth. Yet more on the controversial text.

Deconstructing Prince Charles, New York Review of Books, by Martin Filler. Profile of Britain’s best known green and head of state in waiting.