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Are We Hard-Wired to Think We Can Grow Forever?

Is there an evolutionary mechanism stopping us from living within our planetary constraints? If so, can we overcome it before it is too late?


Voluntary Simplicity and the Steady-State Economy

People who live simply and mindfully set the example for the good life in a steady state economy.


Pulsing Paradigm or Steady State?

Howard Odum’s conception of a “pulse” offers some food for thought about how to establish of a steady state economy.


Efficiency and Entrepreneurship: Key Ingredients for Infinite Growth

Professor Mountebank sets the record straight: the magic of infinite growth comes from the magic of ever-increasing efficiency.


Selecting “Surrogate Species” for Conservation: How About an 800-Pounder?

Brian Czech offers sound advice for conservation professionals and everyone else concerned with protecting wildlife and ecosystems.


“Steady State Economy” — a Positive Vision in International Affairs

Brian Czech reflects on his experience at Rio+20, including agreement among delegates about the need for steady state economics.


Uneconomic Growth Deepens Depression

Herman Daly makes the case against using obsolete growth policies to dig out of the recession, and he issues a challenge to technological optimists.