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Economic Growth and Prosperity are Not the Same Thing

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The sadly devolved Sustainable Development Commission published an incredible report entitled Propserity Without Growth, which perfectly explains, well, what it says on the tin…

For us, the central salient point: The Growth Model of our capitalist Market economy is flawed to the extent that it is unsustainable in a world of finite resources and expanding population (think 75m/yr or about 1.5-2bn every generation).

More soon…

Related posts:

https://oneplanetsustainability.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/what-are-the-really-important-issues-today/

https://oneplanetsustainability.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/will-technology-be-our-safety-net/

https://oneplanetsustainability.wordpress.com/2011/12/21/annie-leonard-and-her-wonderful-stories-of-stuff/

https://oneplanetsustainability.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/product-ecolabelling-or-greenwash/

https://oneplanetsustainability.wordpress.com/2011/11/12/community-consumption-2/

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This entry was posted on 27 March 2012 by in Economic Sustainability, Sustainable Development.

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