By James Magnus-Johnston In an appeal to Mr. Trudeau’s philosophical musings, I’ve written a letter to him listing five ways Canada can foster a better, more sustainable economy. “There are a lot of people out there, environmental thinkers like Herman Daly and others, who talk about the fact that maybe endless growth within […]
Herman Daly discusses the natural alliances between peacemakers and steady staters, and between the growth economy and warfare.
In this guest post, Kurt Cobb explains why global economic growth may not have grown as carbon emissions remained flat in 2014, despite claims by the International Energy Agency.
Our economy faces a futility limit, ecological catastrophe limit, and an economic limit. Fortunately, the economic limit will likely be the first we encounter; hopefully we can implement a steady state economy before the others are reached!
GDP growth is creating more problems than it solves–which is exactly why we need to keep calculating and monitoring it.
Does Paul Krugman believe GDP growth is making us richer or poorer?
When viewed through the lens of ecological economics and energy resources, the situation in Ukraine comes into sharp focus.
The next nonsensical strategy for maintaining the dream of endless GDP expansion? Negative interest rates!
Banks should not be allowed to live the alchemist’s dream by creating money out of nothing and lending it at interest.