Tag Archives: steady-state economics

Laissez-faire: the environmental version

A neat twist on the religious-like belief in conventional laissez-faire. It’s the environment, not the market, which should be left alone. Continue reading

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Redefining Growth

Here’s a proposal: instead of sending the misleading and incorrect message that “there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment,” change the emphasis to address what we really want by saying “there is no conflict between improving the quality of our lives and protecting the environment.” Continue reading

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Economic Insurrection, or Nature’s Economy vs Wall Street’s

In EcoOptimism parlance, Wall Street’s economy is based on “win” only and the hell with everything else, while Nature’s is win-win-win. In other words, the one per cent vs 100%. Continue reading

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Less is More, More or Less

Getting us to a sustainable future — a review of Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources Continue reading

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