News on Blue Planet Prize

Herman Daly, Daniel Janzen, and the Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad are this year’s winners of the Blue Planet Prize. Congratulations!

Integrating Ecology and Economics

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

Krugman’s Growthism

Does Paul Krugman believe GDP growth is making us richer or poorer?

Depletion of Moral Capital as a Limit to Growth

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

A Medical Missionary’s Environmental Epiphany

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

Remembering Robert Goodland

Robert Goodland’s life story will inspire all who care about the environment and social justice.

The Negative Natural Interest Rate and Uneconomic Growth

The next nonsensical strategy for maintaining the dream of endless GDP expansion? Negative interest rates!

Dualist Economics

Herman Daly analyzes the philosophies of Frederick Soddy, a well known pioneer of chemistry, but also an insightful pioneer of economics.

Top 10 Policies for a Steady-State Economy

While we’re hunkered down enduring the inevitable collapse of the growth economy, we should consider sound policies for a sustainable economy.

Growth and Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire takes on a new meaning — it is the ecosystem, not the economy that must be “left alone” to manage itself and evolve by its own rules.