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Sustainable Capitalism is Not That Simple

Gore and Blood (what a pair of names for a polite discussion of sustainability!) have written “A Manifesto for Sustainable Capitalism.” In it they define sustainable capitalism as “a framework that seeks to maximize long-term economic value by reforming markets … Continue reading

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Climate Complexity

In recent weeks the controversy around what has become known as ClimateGate has given skeptics of climate change science something to talk about. They have made much fuss and bother about the “tricks” and data debates that the purloined emails … Continue reading

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Consuming the Earth

Evidence is accumulating that human society as it currently operates is not sustainable. However, untangling just what is unsustainable about how humans live on Earth is very complex and therefore attracts more beliefs than data. Leftists complain that capitalism is … Continue reading

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Will it All End with a Bang or a Whimper?

The cruel reality of T. S. Eliot’s poetry is appropriate. How will it all end? Will we collapse into chaos or can we manage a slow descent. George Monbiot and Paul Kingsnorth both think that we are doomed. But they … Continue reading

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