These are the CASSE blog articles on the steady state economy.

Take Action to Help

Step 1

Sign the CASSE position on economic growth.  Join the list of outstanding sustainability thinkers such as E. O. Wilson, Jane Goodall, and David Suzuki.  Signing it really does help.

Step 2

Join CASSE. Remember, CASSE is the only organization dedicated to advancing the steady state economy as a policy goal with widespread public support. Whether you keep active or not,

Join the Community

CASSE provides several ways for “steady staters” to network with each other:

  1. Join an existing CASSE community.
  2. Form a new local chapter or discussion group.
  3. I want to get involved, but it’ll have to be an online community.

Join an Existing CASSE Community

CASSE has a developing group of members to provide a core of support and an active network of outreach volunteers to help deliver our message.

Track the Latest News

The best way to remain informed about economic growth and the steady state economy is to follow our blog, the Steady State Herald. If you’re interested in contributing to the Steady State Herald, please read our submission guidelines. You can also receive our RSS feed, join our Facebook group, and follow us on Twitter.

We regularly publish The Steady Stater,

Discover the Steady State Economy

True Sustainability

Economic growth, with all of its downsides, is clearly unsustainable in the 21st century.  Long-term recession is no panacea either.  A steady state economy is the sustainable alternative to perpetual economic growth.

Economic growth was never a magic bullet; it is simply an increase in the production and consumption of goods and services–it can’t possibly lead to a sustainable outcome.  In contrast, the steady state economy provides the means for present and future generations to achieve a high quality of life. 


CASSE was founded as a U.S.-based nonprofit organization by Brian Czech in 2004 to refute the dangerous rhetoric that “there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment.” Working with colleagues in several professional scientific societies, Brian crafted a scientifically sound position on economic growth that can be signed by individuals and endorsed by organizations. With our position statement, the work of our dedicated staff and volunteers around the world,