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!
A switch to solar and other renewables will greatly reduce the resources devoted to waging war and help us achieve a steady state economy.
GDP growth is creating more problems than it solves–which is exactly why we need to keep calculating and monitoring it.
How is the depletion of morality effecting the environment and economic growth?
What can leprosy and its treatment teach us about ourselves and how to manage our environmental crises?
Now’s the time to maintain pressure on the World Bank to avoid costly failures in constructing a 21st-century energy infrastructure.
What can a laundry experiment in one household teach us about economizing and innovating in the broader economy?
Figuring out how to run a sustainable economy is a tough task — drilling down to one sector offers some insights.
The age of extraction is ending. We need a true cost economy that can meet people’s needs without undermining planetary life-support systems.