To fix the European debt crisis and prevent the next series of financial crises, we’d better learn the lessons of our finite planet.
James Johnston sees through what could only be described as a hoax by Canada’s Minister of the Environment.
Obama probably understands the impossibility of infinite growth on a finite planet — he just needs the mandate to do something about it.
Good and bads, wealth and illth — economic growth produces them all. But how big are the bads and how damaging is the illth?
Adaptation will mean moving from growth to a steady-state economy, one almost certainly at a smaller scale than at present.
Protestors have a visceral grasp on the fact that the economy has been engineered for ecological and financial ruin.
If we don’t start asking, “why?” real soon, our kids will one day be asking “How did we let this happen?”
Dave Gardner is looking forward to the economic metamorphosis, and maybe you can help him get it started.