KINDLE [Collision Course]
- Collision Course
- Kerryn Higgs
- 23 October 2020
READ ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê Kerryn Higgs CHARACTERS Collision Course 100 Kerryn Higgs Ê 0 CHARACTERS The story behind the reckless promotion of economic growth despite its disastrous conseuences for life on the planetThe notion of ever expanding economic growth has been promoted so relentlessly that growth is now entrenched as the natural objective of collective human effort The public has been convinced that growth is the natural solution to virtually all social problems poverty debt unemployment and even the environmental degradation caused by the determined pursuit of growth Meanwhile warnings by scientists that we live on a finite planet that cannot sustain infinite economic expansion are ignored or even scorned In Collision Course Kerryn H.
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READ ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê Kerryn Higgs CHARACTERS Collision Course 100 Kerryn Higgs Ê 0 CHARACTERS Iggs examines how society's commitment to growth has marginalized scientific findings 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 found that unimpeded economic growth was likely to collide with the realities of a finite planet within a century Although 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 free enterprise the e.
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READ ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ê Kerryn Higgs CHARACTERS Collision Course 100 Kerryn Higgs Ê 0 CHARACTERS Levation of growth as the central objective of policy makers the celebration of the magic of the market and the ever widening influence of corporate funded think tanks a parallel academic universe dedicated to the dissemination of neoliberal principles and to the denial of health and environmental dangers from the effects of tobacco to global warming More than forty years after The 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.