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.
The transition to a steady state economy coincides with the transition to an ecologically sound food system.
Policies needed to stabilize population and consumption will be difficult to enact, but difficult is a lot easier than impossible.
State of denial: it’s easier to pretend that unlimited economic growth can support an unlimited population, including immigrants.
Alexandra Paul says it’s time to put aside politeness when it comes to opening a dialogue about overpopulation.