Running in place on a treadmill, the agricultural sector illustrates how continuous competition leads to nowhere.
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.
The age of extraction is ending. We need a true cost economy that can meet people’s needs without undermining planetary life-support systems.
He’s not the ideal, but if appointed Fed Chair, Hank Paulson might actually consider the environmental effects of Fed policies.
The transition to a steady state economy coincides with the transition to an ecologically sound food system.
Heads of state and top economists actively discussing and debating a post-growth economy? Now that’s progress!
Bill Clinton could be the world’s most influential steady stater… if only he would put aside the wishful thinking of continuous economic growth.
Economic growth is not the same things as “more jobs,” especially with the methods we’ve used to grow the economy.
Policies needed to stabilize population and consumption will be difficult to enact, but difficult is a lot easier than impossible.
A sustainable economy has to be powered by sustainable energy systems — we need to work on a parallel transition.