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[…]

Our last book in the Journal des Libertés

The new French quarterly JOURNAL DES LIBERTES has published in his last issue Winter 2018 a paper dealing with ICREI’s 10th book “Environmental Entrepreneurship” (Libre Echange Publisher, April 2019) . Some 20 papers, In English or French, are all presented with bilingual abstracts and are the product of the 10th international conference held in Aix[…]

Mouly: Property and the Environment

I had the privilege of meeting Professor Christian Mouly a few years before his untimely death at 47 He did us the honour to speak at our first conference of Aix en Provence in June 1996 and its brilliant communication ‘The place of ownership among the human rights’ had moderated a debate including Jean-Yves Cherot,[…]

Best wishes for 2019

Our association, founded in 1992, has experienced financial difficulties in recent years that have hampered its development and even threatened its existence. Our research for a new leadership, initiated in 2014, is about to succeed: Christian Buson, PhD in agronomy, founder-president of an environmental research and studies bureau, has agreed to assume the presidency of[…]

Who killed ecology?

The title of this book (Who killed ecology ?) sums up its goal: this is a pamphlet well documented and well written by seasoned journalist that denounces the practices and the objectives of the major “green” associations. Limited to the French situation this analysis probably does fit many nations. Hypocrisy and money too often distort[…]

Response to radical environmentalism

Response to radical environmentalism : “How knowledge makes it possible to refute sustained fears”. Under the direction of Christian Buson. Preface by Claude Allègre. This collective work paves the way for a new vision: the introduction of science in the service of environmental management and the refusal of to take for granted the propaganda of[…]