A Future Beyond Growth: Towards a steady state economy by Haydn Washington,Paul Twomey

By Haydn Washington,Paul Twomey

There is a primary denial on the centre of why we've got an environmental challenge – a denial that ignores that never-ending actual development on a finite planet is very unlikely. Nature offers the environment companies that aid our civilisation, hence making humanity necessarily established upon it. although, society maintains to disregard and deny this dependence.


A destiny past Growth explores explanation why the unending progress economic climate is essentially unsustainable and considers ways that society can circulation past this to a gradual kingdom economic climate. The booklet brings jointly many of the inner most thinkers from all over the world to think about find out how to boost beyond growth. the most subject matters examine the deep difficulties of the present approach and key features of a gentle kingdom economic climate, corresponding to inhabitants; throughput and consumerism; ethics and fairness; and coverage for swap. The coverage part and end collect those a variety of issues and exhibits how we will be able to circulation previous the expansion financial system to a really sustainable future.


This quantity could be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of economics, sustainability and environmental stories as a rule.

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