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Feb 09 - The Living Mountain: Arne Naess 1912-2009

Background | 30 March, 2009 at 13:41

Those who love wild nature and work toward a day when humankind might inhabit this abundant planet with greater wonder, humility, and compassion, mourn the loss of a great ecological visionary - Arne Naess - who died on January 12, leaving behind...

Dec 08 - Where Economists Fear to Go

Background | 3 February, 2009 at 11:23

In 1992, World Bank officials handed renowned economist Herman Daly adraft of its "Sustainable Development Report" to review. Daly hadwritten Steady-State Economics in 1977, proposing that economistsconsider the requirements of ecology.

Jan 09 - Ecological Economics

Background | 27 February, 2009 at 16:29

The year 2009 will witness a tsunami of economic appeals to fix, as disgraced Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan put it, the 'flaw' in their thinking. Most will get it wrong.

Oct 08 - Economy and ecology

Background | 24 November, 2008 at 22:04

Global economic systems crash not only because of greed, fraud and toxic assets, but because those systems rest on fallacies about the natural world. The Ponzi scams and derivatives swindles of international bankers are no substitute for real...

Dec 09 - Propaganda scuttles Copenhagen

Background | 14 January, 2010 at 14:28

Car salesmen and burger tycoons have sabotaged the most important decision of our generation.

Nuclear history repeating

Blog entry by ahristov | 29 April, 2010

Originally posted by Justin on April 16, 2010 11:05 AM A question we’re compelled to ask more often than we’d like is: Does the nuclear industry ever learn lessons? Is it doomed to repeat its mistakes forever? You see it all the...

Sep/Oct 09 - Are Cities Sustainable?

Background | 16 November, 2009 at 13:32

A reporter from Dubai phoned last week and asked, "Can Dubai become a sustainable city?" and specifically, "Could the tourism industry be sustainable?" In the age of global warming and declining fossil fuels, the entire airline industry is...

Aug 09 - A Good Solution

Background | 3 September, 2009 at 15:23

Recently, we've been hearing about 'the death of environmentalism' because - allegedly - the world's corporations now understand ecology and will solve our problems with investment, innovation, and gung-ho optimism.

May/June 09 - Overshoot and Tech Dreams

Background | 7 July, 2009 at 16:15

Global warming is a symptom of human overshoot: the consumption and waste that exceeds the biophysical capacity of the Earth. If we attempt to reduce the fever, but ignore the disease, we will, at best, extend the suffering.

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