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Scientists vindicate 'Limits to Growth' – urge investment in 'circular economy'

A fundamental reorganisation of the way societies produce, manage and consume resources could support a new high-technology civilisation, but this would entail a new "circular economy" premised on wide-scale practices of recycling across production and consumption chains, a wholesale …

The sower's strategy: how to speed up the sustainable energy transition

In order to survive the double threat of resource depletion and climate change we need to move as quickly as possible to a sustainable society based on renewable resources.

Foreward from Notes to Nowhere

The illusion that progress will solve the problems of the future is presented to obscure the ancient truth that future-problems are created by the present.

The Crocodiles of Reality

I’ve suggested in several previous posts that the peak oil debate may be approaching a turning point—one of those shifts in the collective conversation in which topics that have been shut out for years or decades finally succeed in crashing the party, and other topics that have …

Charting Collapseniks

A ferment in the environmental movement, brewing for many years, has now bubbled up into the blogosphere. We are dipping our ladle in here to take a little taste of it, even though we are quite certain it is not done fermenting.

Economic Descent, hopefully with Skillful Means

In case I don't use sufficiently 'skillful means,' please let me begin with stating: I am not advocating for intentionally creating an economic crash.

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