By Brent Blackwelder The Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis is attracting extraordinary attention for its message on global warming, deforestation, loss of biological diversity, and other pressing environmental issues. What is less well known is the extensive critique of the global economy found in his 184-page Encyclical. This blog highlights some of the significant points […]
by Herman Daly As a Protestant Christian my devotion to the Catholic Church has been rather minimal, based largely on respect for early church history, and for love of an aunt who was a nun. In recent times the Catholic Church’s opposition to birth control, plus the pedophile and cover-up scandals, further alienated me. Like […]
Want healthy ecosystems and healthy economies? You’d better think about conserving biocultural heritage.
Asian nations are running a dangerous experiment on the long-term consequences of short-term economic growth.
While we’re hunkered down enduring the inevitable collapse of the growth economy, we should consider sound policies for a sustainable economy.
Herman Daly has an unorthodox suggestion for curtailing carbon dioxide emissions: grant more power to OPEC.
Eric Zencey reports encouraging news from the United Nations, but he knows a sustainable economic system won’t arise without concerted effort.
With his vision of Utopia, perhaps Sir Thomas More should have changed his last name to Enough.
Brian Czech’s foreword to the new report, Enough is Enough: Ideas for a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources.