Producer of the documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Dave writes and speaks regularly on the subject of growth addiction, including the pro-growth media bias that perpetuates prosperity-from-growth mythology.
economic development,overpopulation,population growth,sustainability,urban growth
It’s not often I get to applaud good media coverage of urban growth. The myth of prosperity from growth at the community level is still very firmly embedded in the hearts and minds of politicians, most of the general public and – yes, even journalists. Governing magazine and J.B. Wogan make the Wall of Fame today
climate change,family planning,family size,overpopulation,sustainable popluation
I felt a pang of sadness Monday when Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton announced they’re expecting a third child. A day later I was glad to learn others shared my reaction. Wait, what?!
climate change,economic growth,gdp growth,limits to growth,overshoot,sustainability
You might think the biggest threat to human civilization, or at least to a comfortable life, is climate change. It’s not, and Richard Heinberg makes the Wall of Fame today for clearly articulating this. He gets extra credit for putting technology in its place (not our savior) in this piece originally published in Ecowatch, but better headlined here at postcarbon.org:
economic growth,economy,gdp,gdp growth,limits to growth
Columnist Robert J. Samuelson has made the Wall of Shame here before, so I’m glad to confer Wall of Fame status today. I must admit it’s not richly deserved, but this is a start:
contraception,population growth,population taboo,sustainable popluation
Two green thumbs up, kudos and thanks to Ed Begley, Jr. for daring to “risk” his reputation speaking up for a topic that has long been taboo. Ed puts the rest of the Hollywood celebrities and rock stars to shame by being the first and only to lend his face, name and wonderful sense of humor to one of the most important, but also most untouchable, causes on planet Earth.