Green House is a think tank founded in 2011. It aims to lead the development of green thinking in the UK. Read more about Green House
Just Transition, Climate Jobs: Liberty Hall, Dublin, 23 June, 10am- 4pm.
Jonathan Essex and Peter Sims from Green house will be speaking at this free event organised by Green Foundation Ireland (GFI), the SIPTU and Dublin Council of Trade Unions. To book click here.
Interviews with Green House
New Green Reads
Latest additions to our book review page are Will Big Business Destroy Our Planet by Peter Dauvergne,
Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing by Josh Ryan-Collins, Toby Lloyd and Laurie Macfarlane, and Why Women Will Save the Planet from Friends of the Earth and C40,
By Green House people
Understanding, Safeguarding and Strengthening the Precautionary Principle, in the context of the Brexit negotiations, A briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Limits to Growth, by Rupert Read and Tim O'Riordan. Click here for more on the Precautionary Principle.
Job creation from a Sustainable Transition for Sheffield City Region:
How delivering a climate change compatible sub-regional economy will create new enterprises and employment
By Jonathan Essex and Peter Sims.
How would a transition to a zero-carbon economy affect employment? Would jobs be lost or gained? What kinds of jobs might be created, and where would they be? This new report from Green House tries to answer these questions for the Sheffield City Region by bringing together data on the number of jobs associated with activities such as insulating homes or recycling waste with existing economic information about the region, to produce an estimate of the number of jobs that would be created in key sectors of the economy.
Moving Beyond Capital-Centred Growth - planning for jobs across the UK,
by Jonathan Essex
Written as part of the Green European Foundation transnational project, “A Green Transformation: Freedom and Security in Uncertain Times”, this pamphlet argues for economic planning in the UK to provide the jobs that we need to ensure a transition to a low-carbon economy, across the UK.
Brexit, by Andy Pearmain
This gas is a polemic against Brexit and the state of the nation.