Brent Blackwelder explains the connection between campaign financing laws and 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.
A switch to solar and other renewables will greatly reduce the resources devoted to waging war and help us achieve a steady state economy.
Brent Blackwelder provides an overview of some of the ecological costs of economic growth, as presented in Tony Juniper’s latest book, What has Nature Ever Done for Us?
Water pollution is not just a technical problem. It’s an emergent property of our flawed economic system.
In a steady state economy, the government would handle coastal disasters differently than in today’s growth-obsessed society.
You don’t have to connect very many dots to see the rationale behind the proposed trade agreements. Unfortunately the rationale is irrational!
Only an economy that externalizes environmental costs would underwrite development practices that are pushing beaches to the brink of extinction.