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Wealth Transfers, Carbon Dioxide Removal, and the Steady State Economy

By Brian Snyder

In 2019, the U.S. per capita GDP was $65,000. It seems obvious that this level of economic activity is more than sufficient to meet the needs of the U.S. population; after all, if we can’t live fulfilled, productive lives in an economy producing $65,000 per person per year, more money and production will never be enough. Further, additional per capita economic growth in the USA is uneconomic. For example, economic growth to $75,000 per person per year will not increase our economic wellbeing nearly as much as it will decrease ecological wellbeing;


When Growth Trumps Freedom: the Chill in Canada Comes from our Government, not the Weather

Some politicians will go quite far to cling to an aging growth-at-all-costs narrative.


Climate Change Trumps Terrorism as Threat to National Security

Threats from abroad are real, but so are the threats from domestic energy policies and overconsumption of fossil fuels.