The Misery of Ecologism (Die Misere des Ökologismus)

16 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2021

Date Written: March 15, 2021


English Abstract: This article examines the consequences of ecological economic policy in Germany and Europe on the areas of energy transition, biofuels, agriculture, genetic engineering and climate policy.

German Abstract: Zusammenfassung: Dieser Artikel untersucht die Folgen ökologistischer Wirtschaftspolitik in Deutschland und Europa auf die Bereiche Energiewende, Biokraftstoff, Landwirtschaft, Gentechnik und Klimapolitik.

Note: Downloadable document is in English and German.

Keywords: Ecologism, energy policy, agricultural policy, genetic engineering, climate policy

JEL Classification: N3, O3, Q2, Q4, Q5, R4

Suggested Citation

Maurer, Rainer, The Misery of Ecologism (Die Misere des Ökologismus) (March 15, 2021). Available at SSRN: or

Rainer Maurer (Contact Author)

Pforzheim University ( email )

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