Economics

Biomass recycling: sustainable energy production and nutrient recovery for the future.
Bio-Security Economics Energy Environment Nation Building Sustainability

Biomass recycling: sustainable energy production and nutrient recovery for the future.

The sun provides most of the energy used on the Earth. If we think beyond solar panels for making electricity: biological energy, such as sugars produced by photosynthesis in plants, sustains just about all of life on Earth. In the process, carbon dioxide is used and oxygen is produced. We […]

2014 Federal Budget
Economics Governance

2014 Federal Budget

  Budget emergency, fiscal deterioration, fiscal blowout is a common ploy used by incoming political parties when newly elected: (particularly by Liberal or right wing parties) to justify or validate their pursuit of conservative, right wing, Liberal agenda to enhance business profitability: by reducing government regulation/supervision of business practices; selling […]

The benefits of privatisation of essential services are questionable
Economics Energy Governance Nation Building

The benefits of privatisation of essential services are questionable

  Private enterprise is primarily concerned with maximising profits, to increase the returns to shareholders; which makes the shares more attractive and increases the share price. This increases the value of the company concerned. The bonuses and remuneration paid to the company’s CEO and other executives are often based upon […]

Global Financial Crisis
Economics Governance

Global Financial Crisis

  The banking sector, as a provider of credit in the form of loans towards personal and business finance: is essential to the growth of the economy and as such, plays a central and pivotal role in capitalistic markets. The GFC almost plunged many economies towards a Great Depression. The […]