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The World Fertility Transition: Moving Toward a Steady-State Population

“There’s just too many of us and no one is talking about it.” —Biologist Patrick Benson in Meera Subramanian’s, A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis   By Max Kummerow It is hard to imagine a growing population supporting a steady state economy. “Jobs” and higher incomes for growing numbers of people anchor […]


How Studying in Asia Made Me See the Need for a Steady State Economy

Asian nations are running a dangerous experiment on the long-term consequences of short-term economic growth.


Environmental Heroes Can Inspire Economic Reformers

Brent Blackwelder looks to this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize winners for inspiration in the fight for a sustainable and fair economy.


An Open Letter to Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment

James Johnston sees through what could only be described as a hoax by Canada’s Minister of the Environment.


New Evidence for Changing the Nature of the Global Economy

Weather disasters and a consumption disaster waiting to happen in China: the limits to growth are showing up in 2011.