An Economics Fit for Purpose in a Finite World

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?

Building a Local Movement: Transition Winnipeg Embraces the Steady State Economy

When individual action is too little, and national policy reform will be too late, community-based movement may be just right.

Cold War Left Overs

Daly challenges the assertion that a steady-state economy is inherently capitalistic and must be instead be based on a socialist system.

Integrating Ecology and Economics

What is the best strategy for incorporating limits to growth into economics?

GDP: The Infinite Planet Indicator

If economists know GDP is not a measurement of economic well-being, why have they continued using it as a proxy for this?

Building a Movement for Happiness

Our guest post discusses some exciting initiatives to augment GDP with indicators that measure our well-being or happiness.

Depletion of Moral Capital as a Limit to Growth

How is the depletion of morality effecting the environment and economic growth?

What to Do When You Suspect We’re Headed for Collapse

What can you do in the face environmental and social mayhem? Learn something, say something, and do something.

Tensions in Ukraine: A Scramble for Growth?

When viewed through the lens of ecological economics and energy resources, the situation in Ukraine comes into sharp focus.

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.