Writing a book can be a harrowing voyage, especially if you’re paddling upstream against the flood-stage current of conventional economic thinking.
Economics departments are churning out graduates who are not getting the whole story on their discipline’s environmental failures.
Brent Blackwelder sees three possibilities (granted they’re long-shots) for overcoming the obstacles to an economic paradigm shift.
A top priority of doing “everything we can to grow our economy” will worsen climate change, biodiversity loss, water shortages, and pollution.
It’s rare to find a Wall Street Journal columnist (and a Ronald Reagan appointee) calling for a steady-state economy.
If want to feel hopeful about solving the world’s most profound environmental and social problems, you can look to the wisdom of “enough.”
President Obama has put win-win rhetoric ahead of the truth and become the Cheerleader in Chief for economic growth.
Howard Odum’s conception of a “pulse” offers some food for thought about how to establish of a steady state economy.