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The Tyranny of Time Poverty

The headlong obsession with corporate and economic growth, creates societies of time-impoverished individuals who can easily lose any holistic sense of their place in the environment. In the Western world, the progress of society is measured by capital flows and commercial growth. These financial goals are often put ahead of life values. The pace of life is getting faster and faster because the common assumptionContinue readingThe Tyranny of Time Poverty

Are We Missing the Real Issue?

In his article, Don’t Call Me a Pessimist on Climate Change, I am a Realist, William E Rees explores the possibility that the switch to green energy sources will not meet our growing demands. Survival will ultimately depend on us facing hard facts about energy, growth and governance. In fact, he ventures to assert that existing policy for climate disaster-avoidance seems designed to serve theContinue readingAre We Missing the Real Issue?

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