Dr. Blackwelder discusses how those in faith-based communities can become powerful allies for those of us seeking an economy that meets peoples’ needs without undermining the life support systems of the planet.
A momentous choice is before us. Will we choose more mega-highway projects, centralized electric power plants, and mega-dams, or more decentralized wind and solar investments?
What can one person do to affect positive changes for Planet Earth? Look to the city level for inspiring answers!
Brent Blackwelder explains the connection between campaign financing laws and a steady state economy.
To avoid a fate like the Mayans in Central America and the Polynesians on Easter Island, we will need to move toward a steady state economy–with the help of social scientists and natural scientists.
What do we do when water supplies are cut off to a city of 400,000 people?
A switch to solar and other renewables will greatly reduce the resources devoted to waging war and help us achieve a steady state economy.
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?
Water pollution is not just a technical problem. It’s an emergent property of our flawed economic system.
In a steady state economy, the government would handle coastal disasters differently than in today’s growth-obsessed society.