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Category Archives: Ecological Economics
Both markets and ecosystems can, and have, been viewed as being shaped by feedback processes that push them towards a steady state – in markets this is the “invisible hand” – in ecology it is “succession.” However, what has been … Continue reading
Stanford humanities professor Robert Harrison has a great online podcast, Entitled Opinons, that discusses various aspects of the Humanities. Robert Harrison is a Dante specialist, but he is also very interested in people’s relationships with the Earth. His enthralling books Gardens: … Continue reading
The first presentation of the influential environmentalist book Limits to Growth was on March 1 in 1972 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, four decades ago. The study was both hugely influential and hugely controversial, and the authors were quite … Continue reading
Richard Wilkinson, well known British public health researcher and co-author of the recent influential book on economic inequality the Spirit Level (which has been previously mentioned on Resilience Science) gives a TED talk about his research on the social impact … Continue reading
A well know proposed strategy for reducing carbon emissions was the 2004 “wedges” paper in by ecologist Stephen Pacala and engineer Robert Socolow (Science DOI: 10.1126/science.1100103). For more on wedges see Carbon Mitigation Initiative website at Princeton. Robert Socolow has … Continue reading
1) The Boston Globe’s Big Picture photo blog has pictures of Japan one month after the quake & tsunami 2) Andy Revkin comments on DotEarth on the limits of Japan’s disaster memory in response to a fascinating Associated Press article … Continue reading
CBC’s radio show Ideas recently hosted and then podcast a debate on Green Growth or No Growth at the University of Ottawa. The debate starts from accepting the idea that humanity faces serious environmental problems. The debaters then debate the … Continue reading
On Yale360 Paul Crutzen and Christian Schwägerl write that Living in the Anthropocene: Living up to the Anthropocene means building a culture that grows with Earth’s biological wealth instead of depleting it. Remember, in this new era, nature is us.