03 novembre 2014

Sustainability commandment #3

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/green.jpg?itok=D8D3DXB7By G. Rendell. Expecting an economy to provide for the needs -- food, clothing, shelter, health, education -- of all the members of the society in which it operates imposes a significant burden.  Operating that economy within the limits imposed by the various refresh rates of natural resources imposes a significant constraint.  The truth is, our (the USA's) current economy -- be it healthy or un-, it's still the biggest one around -- neither discharges the burden nor lives within the constraint.  It's not designed to. Read more...

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