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Articles: limits to growth (140)
Is Peak Oil Dead and What Does It Mean for Climate Change?
You don’t actually know a time or a culture until you discover the thoughts that its people can’t allow themselves to think.
Today when we think about a degrowth economy, about fostering the transition towards it and supporting more resilient lifestyles, I imagine – departing from systems theory – that we need something deeper; some kind of economic acupuncture that can trigger specific points that …
We have emerged from the geological epoch of the Holocene into a new epoch designated as the Anthropocene.
Our high priests now take the peculiar form of neoclassical economists, bankers, and national treasurers.
America just now, after all, has more than a little in common with an October day in Ocean City.
Hopefully you’ve seen the recent movie, The Martian, a film directed by Ridley Scott and adapted from the online book by Andy Weir
Extremely dangerous political rhetoric has proliferated over the past several decades, seducing the masses onto a path that leads to the destruction of nature and civilization.
The Peak Oil story we have been told is wrong. The collapse in oil production comes from oil prices that are too low, not too high.