by Brian Snyder
- “…in the wealthier parts of the world, the fixation with constant economic growth has become destabilizing, producing vast inequalities and putting the natural world out of balance.”
- “Then ‘God’ became redundant and disappeared.
The Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) has sent a letter to the presidents of the top ten environmental NGOs challenging them to a debate. The debate will center around one question: “Is there a conflict between economic growth and environmental protection?”
If the majority of voters remain ecologically illiterate, they must give up either civilization or democracy.
The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic gets Dave Gardner thinking about the speed at which economic growth is propelling us toward unseen icebergs.
Brent Blackwelder believes 2012 will be the year we break free from the “global suicide pact” of continuous growth.
CASSE being named the Best Green Think Tank of 2011 is a testament to underdogs everywhere.
To some, “steady state” sounds pessimistic. But to many, “steady state” is a sincere name for our best bet at an exceptional economy.
Why are the fields of economics and ecology in crisis, and how can we work toward a solution?