Did you say freedom?

Did you say freedom?

At the end of 2018, the French branch of Students for Liberty published an anthology of liberalism in seventeen founding texts. The book is available free of charge in digital format, with an introductory note in English. In the chapter on ecology, the French economist Henri Lepage focuses on the use of property rights for[…]

Is Ecology a confiscated science?

In January 2019, Christian Buson has been elected as ICREI’s new president. This paper (in French) published in the Spanish journal “Recursos Rurales” illustrates his deep knowledge of Free Market Environmentalism and its scientific background. The title of his contribution sums up his concern: “Is Ecology a confiscated science?” As a matter of fact, one[…]

Against radical ecology: in defence of growth at the service of the environment

After years of virtual silence French intellectual production is remarkable and the contribution of Bruno Durieux fortunately equals the recent books of Bruno Tertrais, Sylvie Brunel, Remy Prudhomme, Christian Gérondeau… Durieux, a high civil servant, has been active in politics since the mid seventies and as such, was in position to observe the growing influence[…]

About ideas that spoil our living: food, climate, progress, ecology

At last a loud and clear message against the nonsense theory of political deep ecology advocating a radical change of social institutions i.e.: de-growth, tyranny, poverty, Malthusianism, catastrophism, hate of humanity, Co2 free economy …. on behalf of global warming, biodiversity and Gaia. The author, Sylvie Brunel has a large experience in world geography and[…]

Deep ecology, a new totalitarianism?

Thierry Godefredi , Belgian philosopher and lawyer just published a new book “Ecologisme: un nouveau totalitarisme?” (Textquis Publisher, 175  pp. 9 € – “Deep ecology, a new totalitarianism”) The author’s paramount interrogation is should deep ecology inplies abandoning individual liberty and democracy ? Of course Communism  is  responsible for mass murder but put the liberation[…]

Entrepreneurship for the Environment

This book is the result of ideas exchanged at the tenth international conference organi- zed by ICREI on July 7th and 8th July, 2016 at Aix-en-Provence, in coordination with the Institute for Economic Studies-Europe. It suggests mobilizing entrepreneurs to protect and manage environmental resources, within the framework of law. Economic agents can find relevant and[…]