The concept of economic growth is central to our politics, and the GDP is an iconic measure. But to ensure a livable planet, we need to respect limits to growth. One path is to live more moderately. It is an interesting idea about how to save the future.
The reading list:
- Bill McKIbben asks "To save the planet, shouldn't we be moving slower?"
- "Bright Green Lies" critiques the idea that we can have everything through technology
- The Climate Minute on Green growth and de-growth
- Stitcher farewell FAQ
- Stitcher FAQ
- Find the current global CO2 ppm here
- How many days ‘til 2030?
Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for a building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist the United States transform it’s energy sector, over the next decade, under a just and equitable plan, that uses regulations, investments and a price on carbon that protects environmental justice communities.
Thanks for listening.