Posts Tagged ‘sustainable growth’

The Congress and the Chicken Coop

Op-ed by Mark Kneubuhl – (May 27, 2012)  In reference to the economy, the political use of the words, sustainable growth is starting to turn my stomach; having become a buzz-word that is used irresponsibly by politicians while force-feeding... Read more

Mixed Reviews for The Royal Society’s Report on the Planet

Compiled by Newsbyrd Staff- (April 26, 2012)  Reports on the status of the environment by leading scientists are always well accepted by those sympathetic to the cause.  Often they are quoted in the media, followed by an “I told... Read more

Sustainable Growth: The Great American Oxymoron- Part 2

Compiled by Newsbyrd staff- (April 10, 2012)  This is part two of an essay entitled, Sustainable Growth: An Impossibility Theorem, written by Herman Daly and Kenneth Townsend. It was first published in 1992 as part of a collection of essays... Read more

Sustainable Growth: The Great American Oxymoron

Compiled by Newsbyrd staff- (April 9, 2012)  Valuing the Earth, first published in 1992, is a collection of twenty essays that broaden economic thinking by setting the economy in its proper ecological and ethical context.  The essays vividly demonstrate... Read more