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Collision Course

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And are asking yourselves why the world has gotten into the current state this is a pretty illuminating book to readIf you are considering reading it there was an interview with the author on ABC radio national you could have a listen to Revenge of the Land: A Century of Greed, Tragedy, and Murder on a Saskatchewan Farm firs. Levation of growth as the central objective of policy makers the celebration of the magic of the market and the ever widening influence of corporateunded think tanks a parallel academic universe dedicated to the dissemination of neoliberal principles and to the of health and dangers rom the effects of tobacco to global warming
More Than Forty Years After 
than orty years after Limits to Growth the idea that growth is essential continues to hold sway despite the mounting evidence of its costs climate destabilization pollution intensification of gross global ineualities and depletion of the resources on which the modern economic edifice depen. Nd explores the almost certain disastrous outcome if the exponential growth *in population affluence and energy throughput continue It is a riveting read For those of you who are horrified about the *population affluence and energy throughput continue It is a riveting read For those of you who are horrified about the positive conseuences of the ree market. Iggs examines how society's commitment to growth has marginalized scientific indings on the limits of growth casting them as bogus predictions of imminent doomHiggs tells how in 1972 The Limits to Growth written by MIT researchers Donella Meadows Dennis Meadows Jorgen Randers and William Behrens III ound that unimpeded economic growth was likely to collide with the realities Of A Finite Planet a Finite Planet A Century planet a century the book's arguments received positive responses initially before long the dominant narrative of growth as panacea took over Higgs explores the resistance to ideas about limits tracing the propagandizing of ree enterprise the The Australian author makes a compelling case that the consumer trajectory we have been on or the past century is both intentionally growth oriented and unsustainable She documents the history of corporate assumption of power and influence The story behind the reckless promotion of economic growth despite its disastrous conseuences For Life On The PlanetThe life on the planetThe of ever economic growth has been promoted so relentlessly that growth is now entrenched as the natural objective of collective effort The public has been convinced that growth is the natural solution to virtually all social problems poverty debt human effort The public has been convinced that growth is the natural solution to virtually all social problems poverty debt and even the environmental degradation caused by the determined pursuit of growth Meanwhile warnings by scientists that we live on a inite planet that cannot sustain infinite economic expansion are ignored or even scorned In Collision Course Kerryn ,

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