Let us look at overshoot day from the point of view of economics. By economics I mean the technology of keeping track of housekeeping with resources and keeping track of material obligations to those around us. Economics does not need to be restricted to counting with money. Other measures can be used. And it is fascinating to try it. In this case we can consider that a Nation has its own household that it needs to keep fed and housed, and has its natural resources to do it. We start with a situation however where many nations are living over their means.Read More »Overshoot day August 20: will “economic” reality meet resource reality?
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I enclose my presentation from the Water and Food Award day on the 25th November 2010 (with soundtrack) explaining the Award’d sustainability approach. The Sustainability… Read More »Sustainable development to feed the planet
There are total 14.8 billion hectares of land on the surface of the Earth Only about 30% is inhabitable There are 6.8 billion people on… Read More »The world may be smaller than you think. This is why we need to invest in securing land.
You would think that with signals everywhere about how world energy production has peaked, there would be more rational discussion generally about how to prepare… Read More »There is an evolutionary biology story of stuff – are you ready to hear it?
THANKS TO ARCHIE DUNCANSSON FOR THIS REVIEW reproduced by permission Storms of My Grandchildren by James Hansen, December 2009. In Storms of My Grandchildren, James… Read More »BOOK REVIEW Storms of My Grandchildren by James Hansen