Andrew Simms

Andrew Simms is policy director of the New Economics Foundation (NEF) the award-winning UK think-and-do tank, and head of its Climate Change Programme. His latest book is Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path To Prosperity. His previous book, Ecological Debt: Global Warming and the Wealth of Nations, was published in 2005 by Pluto Press.

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 1:52pm
Rewarding Polluters and Locking Up People Who Want to Save the Planet
What if, instead of giving Marie Curie and Alexander Fleming Nobel prizes for their life-saving work on radiation and penicillin, they'd been thrown in jail?
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Friday, March 1, 2013 - 11:59am
Apocalypse? No. But Unless We Change Tack, Earth is Running Out of Time
After millennia of falsely predicting the apocalypse, humanity has become understandably flippant. There were so many threatened catastrophes in 2012, from rolling earthquakes to interstellar collisions and a misunderstanding of the Mayan calendar that the quips began to flow.
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Monday, October 1, 2012 - 7:18am
50 Months to Avoid Climate Disaster – and a Change Is in the Air
"One or other of us will have to go," Oscar Wilde is supposed to have said on his deathbed to the hated wallpaper in his room. The perilous acceleration of Arctic ice loss , and the imminent threat of irreversible climate change poses a similar ultimatum to the economic system that is pushing us over the brink.
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