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Rio+20 Needs to Address the Downsides of Growth

Herman Daly succinctly sums up the steady-state perspective in his suggestion for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.


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.


A Mindful Path to a Steady State Economy

Rick Heller explains how to substitute mindfulness for greed in the transition to a new economy.


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.


Geo-engineering or Cosmic Protectionism?

Herman Daly exposes the absurdity of geo-engineering as a solution to climate change.


Are People Smarter Than Chipmunks?

People can beat the tar out of chipmunks on I.Q. tests (most of us, anyhow), but we may be in the same boat when it comes to interpreting threats.


Opportunity Cost of Growth

Herman Daly swims upstream like a salmon, fighting the flow of fallacious philosophy from growth economists — you won’t want to miss his final refrain on this one.


Steady State Transportation: Closing the Door on the Dirty Oil Era

The trouble with transportation is petroleum, and the problems are providing a chance for true transformation.