Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.
Articles: limits to growth (102)
Violin playing constitutes an ecologically benign hobby, right?
Last week’s discussion of externalities—costs of doing business that get dumped onto the economy, the community, or the environment, so that those doing the dumping can make a bigger profit—is, I’m glad to say, not the first time this issue has been raised recently.
It has been a tough couple of years in the effort to unite labor, community, and environmental groups, an alliance that has always been strained.
Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism.
The real star of this book is the photography.
This is a book about questions and answers.
When prices are high, the debt-based Ponzi scheme functions; when prices sustain lows, the scheme unravels.
Plans by the world’s most powerful countries are well underway to spend trillions of dollars for new mega-infrastructure projects to rejuvenate the global economy.
At the essential center of the framework of the Crash Course is the almost insultingly simple idea that endless growth on a finite planet is an impossibility.