Herman Daly reviews Kerryn Higgs’ Collision Course (Endless Growth on a Finite Planet), finding her explanation of the ascendancy of the weaker anti-Limits position constitutes a kick in the head for those of us who believe in the persuasive power of reasoned argument.
Some politicians will go quite far to cling to an aging growth-at-all-costs narrative.
by Brian Czech Whether or not you like President Obama or his policy preferences, you have to acknowledge his consistency. Even those with “zero regard” for the president confess, “At least Obama is consistent.” But not consistently. There is one issue, at least, on which he hasn’t held still, moving in and out like an […]
Magnus-Johnston explains how these investments are funded, and how it exacerbates our economy’s growth imperative.
Our current economic policy goal is not fit for a finite and entropic world. But what would our economic policy goal be in a steady state economy?
When individual action is too little, and national policy reform will be too late, community-based movement may be just right.
What is the best strategy for incorporating limits to growth into economics?
If economists know GDP is not a measurement of economic well-being, why have they continued using it as a proxy for this?
Our guest post discusses some exciting initiatives to augment GDP with indicators that measure our well-being or happiness.