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Population Growth: A Multiplier of All Problems

Population Growth: A Multiplier of All ProblemsSummary Conclusions of Recent Research by Population Matters Conclusion and Recommendations Stable or reducing populations are an essential pre-condition for economic, social and biophysical sustainability – population growth makes all UK and global problems … Continue reading

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Another POV on Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Samuel Alexander’s otherwise excellent critique of the failure of ecological economics to take proper account of rising energy prices contains a single, all too conventional flaw. He takes population growth as a ‘given’ to be accommodated rather … Continue reading

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Degrowth, Expensive Oil, and the New Economics of Energy

Degrowth, expensive oil, and the new economics of energy Samuel Alexander [University of Melbourne, Australia]Copyright: Samuel Alexander, 2012 See (PDF): http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/issue61/Alexander2_61.pdf Preparing for life after growth Building upon the ‘limits to growth’ perspective (Meadows et al, 2004), and drawing upon … Continue reading

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