Brian explains how GDP growth will eventually stop tracking with environmental damage–but the reasons may not be what you’d expect!
Dr. Blackwelder discusses how those in faith-based communities can become powerful allies for those of us seeking an economy that meets peoples’ needs without undermining the life support systems of the planet.
The population problem should be considered from the point of view of all populations–populations of both humans and their things–if we are going to achieve a steady state economy.
Is there an evolutionary mechanism stopping us from living within our planetary constraints? If so, can we overcome it before it is too late?
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.
Daly challenges the assertion that a steady-state economy is inherently capitalistic and must be instead be based on a socialist system.
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.