Posts Tagged ‘ ecological economics ’

Blowing the Budget: Overspending Nature’s Wealth

Aug 16th, 2013 | By
earth overshoot day

By Suzanne York, If there is one day that all of humanity can recognize together, it would be that of Earth Overshoot Day.  This is the day that global resource consumption for the year exceeds the planet’s ability to replenish its natural capital. Or to put it another way, it is comparable to living
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Building a Better World for All: The Power of Narrative and Cooperation

Jun 15th, 2013 | By

By Suzanne York, Interconnectedness.  Community.  Cooperation. Creating narratives.  Social justice.  Sustainability for all.  These are just some of the themes that came up over and over again at the recent U.S. Society for Ecological Economics 7th Biennial Conference. The official theme was “Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability.”  For the most part,
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