A momentous choice is before us. Will we choose more mega-highway projects, centralized electric power plants, and mega-dams, or more decentralized wind and solar investments?
The Daly News
If we are to degrow the economy towards a steady state, we’re going to need to be a whole lot more generous, a whole lot happier, and more grateful for what we have already.
Daly explains how the conflation of growth and development, and a reliance on the Cobb-Douglass production function, can lead to the spurious conclusion that natural resources are unimportant factors of production.
What can one person do to affect positive changes for Planet Earth? Look to the city level for inspiring answers!
Herman Daly explains how we can use prices now as tools for rationing a fixed predetermined flow of resources, rather than determining the volume of resources taken from nature, or the physical scale of the economic subsystem.
Brent Blackwelder explains the connection between campaign financing laws and 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?