Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a Need for New Economic Approaches to Pollution

What do we do when water supplies are cut off to a city of 400,000 people?

Iraq and the Military-Industrial Complex versus a True Cost Economy

A switch to solar and other renewables will greatly reduce the resources devoted to waging war and help us achieve a steady state economy.

The Hidden Costs of Cheater Economics on Human Health & the Future of Life on Earth

Brent Blackwelder provides an overview of some of the ecological costs of economic growth, as presented in Tony Juniper’s latest book, What has Nature Ever Done for Us?

An Economic Game Plan to Prevent Water Pollution

Water pollution is not just a technical problem. It’s an emergent property of our flawed economic system.

Logic in the Face of Sea Level Rise

In a steady state economy, the government would handle coastal disasters differently than in today’s growth-obsessed society.

Remembering Robert Goodland

Robert Goodland’s life story will inspire all who care about the environment and social justice.

Surprises Lurk with Pending Obama Trade Deals

You don’t have to connect very many dots to see the rationale behind the proposed trade agreements. Unfortunately the rationale is irrational!

Top 5 Threats to the World’s Beaches (and a Systemic Solution)

Only an economy that externalizes environmental costs would underwrite development practices that are pushing beaches to the brink of extinction.

Insanity Reigns at the World Bank

Now’s the time to maintain pressure on the World Bank to avoid costly failures in constructing a 21st-century energy infrastructure.

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.