What can one person do to affect positive changes for Planet Earth? Look to the city level for inspiring answers!
What do we do with the knowledge that we may be headed for climate catastrophe?
Has economic growth become the inconvenient truth for animal welfare?
Herman Daly explains how we can use prices now as tools for rationing a fixed predetermined flow of resources, rather than determining the volume of resources taken from nature, or the physical scale of the economic subsystem.
Brent Blackwelder explains the connection between campaign financing laws and a steady state economy.
Brian Czech discusses a theological basis for a steady state economy.
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?
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.
Our economy faces a futility limit, ecological catastrophe limit, and an economic limit. Fortunately, the economic limit will likely be the first we encounter; hopefully we can implement a steady state economy before the others are reached!
What do we do when water supplies are cut off to a city of 400,000 people?