Four hundred parts per million… it’s hard to fathom. Now more than ever we have to be wary of the “solutions” offered by the fossil fuel companies.
Writing a book can be a harrowing voyage, especially if you’re paddling upstream against the flood-stage current of conventional economic thinking.
Economics departments are churning out graduates who are not getting the whole story on their discipline’s environmental failures.
China is playing a dangerous game based on a seductive (but faulty) economic theory.
Brent Blackwelder sees three possibilities (granted they’re long-shots) for overcoming the obstacles to an economic paradigm shift.
A top priority of doing “everything we can to grow our economy” will worsen climate change, biodiversity loss, water shortages, and pollution.
It’s rare to find a Wall Street Journal columnist (and a Ronald Reagan appointee) calling for a steady-state economy.
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 short answer: an economy that allows corporations to externalize costs and trump the rights of indigenous people.