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.
Robert Goodland’s life story will inspire all who care about the environment and social justice.
You don’t have to connect very many dots to see the rationale behind the proposed trade agreements. Unfortunately the rationale is irrational!
Only an economy that externalizes environmental costs would underwrite development practices that are pushing beaches to the brink of extinction.
Now’s the time to maintain pressure on the World Bank to avoid costly failures in constructing a 21st-century energy infrastructure.