An introduction to the issues involved in the attempt, so far not entirely successful, to make water management sustainable.
The efficiency of allocation of resources among competing uses, whatever the resources and uses happen to be, that is the priority of mainstream economics is revealed to be insufficient in supplying other higher values.
Contemporary economic development is not consistent with democracy or human rights – here is how it works.
Europe’s financial dilemma has emanated from an apparent miscalculation of the sustainability of the Euro.
A Sustainable, Fair, and Efficient Economy: Distinguishing The Goods to be Provided and The Policies to Cultivate Them
The goods to be provided for by an economy and the associated policy instruments for cultivating them, if the economy is to be sustainable, fair, and efficient, are discussed.
The issue of the sustainability of resource use, it is disclosed, requires ethical considerations beyond the capacity of the price or market system to supply.
It is disclosed that the relationship between the present and the indefinite future is reciprocal: Not only is the indefinite future to be constructed by the present, it is also the case that the present must be instructed in this construction by the indefinite future through the proxy of collective, long-term, irrevocable purposes.
‘Were all the world’s people to consume at the same rate, a dozen planets would be needed to accommodate our lifestyle.’
A discussion of habitat fragmentation and suburban sprawl.
An explanation of the term "GeoDesign" and what it could mean for our future.