Economic Growth: The Missing Link in Environmental Journalism

Journalists are failing to connect the dots between economic growth and the most profound environmental problems.


The Populations Problem

Herman Daly offers an original take on the tired debate of “too many people vs. too much consumption” — a spot-on reframing of a critical issue.


More People, Less Unemployment?

In a shocking turn of events, politicians have said some misleading things. They have a lot to learn about the needed demographic and economic transition.


Population and a Dose of Common Sense

Blake Alcott navigates the mine field of population policy and manages to defuse a mine or two along the way.


The Next President’s Inaugural Speech (If Only…)

Brent Blackwelder as head speechwriter for the next U.S. president? It sure would be a refreshing change.


Occupy the G-8

When the G-8 convened at Camp David, Brent Blackwelder was on hand to address the Occupy Movement.


The Influence of Donella Meadows and Limits to Growth

Donella Meadows was way ahead of her time, and her words continue to provide inspiration 40 years after she wrote The Limits to Growth.


Economic Growth, Obesity, and the Creed of Greed

Society has reached a tipping point where further economic growth is causing serious health problems.


The Role of Religious Congregations in Promoting a Steady State Economy

Stewardship of creation requires people to accept the limits to growth and manage the economy accordingly. Religious congregations can help spread this idea.


Sir Thomas Enough: Utopia and the Steady State

With his vision of Utopia, perhaps Sir Thomas More should have changed his last name to Enough.