Fresh Water, Growth, Degrowth, and the Steady State Economy

by Geoffrey Matthews

In spite of initiatives by extraordinarily committed individuals, developments in ecological economics, and publications by Herman Daly and other members of CASSE, the traditional development process continues almost unchanged. This process fails to appropriately prioritize the social, economic, and environmental sectors to ensure that the growth of each does not occur at the expense of the others. Consequently, the conflicts between economic growth and the environment continue unabated, improvements to quality-of-life are slow and unsustainable, and poverty continues to erode the advances that have been made.

http://steadystate.org/fresh-water-growth-degrowth-and-the-steady-state-economy/

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