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The Sustainability Challenge: Ecological and Economic Development

Imagine picking up a newspaper and reading that the country’s largest petroleum company has petitioned the government to increase the gasoline tax at the …

Not All Recessions Are Created Equal

Last month, the National Bureau of Economic Research confirmed what most businesses have known for some time—the United States economy is in a recession. But …

A Global System Growing Itself to Death—and What We Can Do About It

The underlying purpose of today’s global economy, most assume, is to transform natural resources into a continuously growing quantity of goods and services for …

A Systems View of the Economic Crisis

One of many recent articles on the current financial crisis noted that it could only have occurred because so many people were willing to …

An Economy Designed to Sustain the Environment

You have probably heard of Lester Brown’s work before whether you know it or not. For the past 30 years, when an environmentalist or …

A Systemic Approach to the Challenges of Our Times

No one can say that renowned physicist Fritjof Capra shies away from a challenge. In his latest book, The Hidden Connections: Integrating the Biological, …