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.

A Medical Missionary’s Environmental Epiphany

What can leprosy and its treatment teach us about ourselves and how to manage our environmental crises?

Logic in the Face of Sea Level Rise

In a steady state economy, the government would handle coastal disasters differently than in today’s growth-obsessed society.

Climate Change: The Wrong Top Priority for Environmentalists and Conservation Professionals

Five reasons why economic growth should be the rallying point for environmentalists and conservationists.