By Craig A. Severance, Energy Economy Online
Economist Paul Krugman almost addressed the Limits to Growth in his recent article "The Finite World", but pulled back before reaching the brink of suggesting there may be physical limits to economic growth. A Nobel Prize may await whomever finds a workable model to prosper human welfare under conditions of depleting resources. Will economists solve this problem, or ordinary people who are learning to live better in The Finite World?