The End of the Age of Extraction

The age of extraction is ending. We need a true cost economy that can meet people’s needs without undermining planetary life-support systems.

The Fracking of “The Limits to Growth”

The contradictions in an oilman’s life offer insights into the complexities that come with confronting the limits to growth.

Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation

If you’re curious about what life might be like in a steady state economy, Sam Alexander’s Entropia offers some intriguing ideas.

Bill Clinton, The Nature Conservancy, and The Old Win-Win Rhetoric

Wishful thinking and political rhetoric aside, we’ve got to get a handle on economic growth to conserve biodiversity and environmental health.

How on Earth: Flourishing in a Not-For-Profit World by 2050

The transition from profit-based businesses to not-for-profit enterprises offers one of the most hopeful paths to a sustainable economy.

Supply Shock: The Journey

Writing a book can be a harrowing voyage, especially if you’re paddling upstream against the flood-stage current of conventional economic thinking.

The Lurking Inconsistency

Herman Daly suggests that changing the economy will require more than new policies; it’ll require a substantial change in worldview.

The Surprising Conclusion to an Important New Book

It’s rare to find a Wall Street Journal columnist (and a Ronald Reagan appointee) calling for a steady-state economy.

Enough Is Enough (Excerpt)

If want to feel hopeful about solving the world’s most profound environmental and social problems, you can look to the wisdom of “enough.”

The Power of Story for Changing the Economy

Our culture has to change if we’re going to build a sustainable economy. To get the changes rolling, we need to harness the power of stories.