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Are we on the path of 'Limits to Growth'?

Researchers are finding that the business-as-usual scenario in the 1972 "Limits to Growth" study is unfolding before our eyes. Will reality follow that scenario further into the beginning of industrial decline this decade?

Technological Superstitions

Mutatis mutandis, that’s what happened to most of the other grand visions of transformative technological progress that were proclaimed so enthusiastically over the last century or so.

Three Limits to Growth

As production (real GDP) grows, its marginal utility declines, because we satisfy our most important needs first.

Degrowth and the Carbon Budget: Powerdown Strategies for Climate Stability - Part 2

In order to fully understand the necessary scale and speed of action required to significantly reduce climate change risks, citizens and governments must first understand the full extent and implications of the carbon budget challenge.

The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power, and Affluence - Part 1

As promising as the Transition movement may be, there are crucial questions it needs to confront and reflect on if it wants to fully realise its potential for deep societal transformation.

Transformative Common Sense in Vermont

Chances are that when you hear the phrase “Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy,” you don’t immediately think of dramatic change in the established political-economic order...

We Can’t Have Social Justice Without Environmental Sustainability

The interests of people and the planet are bound together and depend on each other.

Cold War leftovers

One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be criticized than ignored.

What Does a Post-Growth Economy Look Like?

No respectable person in American politics dares to question the virtue of economic growth even though it is increasingly clear that life on Earth will collapse if current patterns of extraction and consumption continue. So what is the responsible path forward?

'Fracking' our food and farming system: "Extreme agriculture" and the politics of denial

It might seem a bit of a jump – talking about "fracking" and food production in the same article. However, when we look at what's planned for the next phase of intensive agricultural development, what we find is the same economic and political theories at the root of the measures …

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