The central point of economic policy is maintaining or increasing economic growth...Do you think it’s a realistic approach? An interview with Richard Heinberg for the Polish site Dziennik Opinii.
Articles: end of growth (61)
This year on Black Friday, we’re offering the world an alternative to mayhem at the mall.
We turn now to a pair of climate scientists who are calling for what some may view as a shocking solution to the climate crisis: a rethinking of the economic order in the United States and other industrialized nations.
Improbably, the global economy has returned to growth over the past four years despite the ravages of a deflationary debt collapse, a punishing oil shock, ongoing constraint from debt and deleveraging, and stagnant global wages.
Evidently, Respectable People are starting to discuss The End of Growth. Wow.
•Occupy Wall Street activists buy $15m of Americans' personal debt •A Permanent Slump? •To tackle pollution, China to drop pursuit of growth at all costs
Did you know that Seoul, South Korea is one of the world’s key sites for post-growth economic re-development? No? Neither did I, until I saw for myself.
This one’s about dumb, dumber, and dumbest, plus two intermediate levels for good measure. Ready for the inglorious countdown?
•The Village Against the World •Post Carbon Institute Calls on Environmentalists to Embrace Post-Growth Economics •When Wealth Disappears •A Corporate Coup in Disguise
The recent round of gridlock in Washington DC may seem worlds away from the mythological visions and spiritual perspectives that have been central to this blog over the last few months. Still, there’s a direct connection.