Category Archives: evolution

The future must come from the grassroots 

The world economy is shrinking and the population is increasing.  Food poverty is spreading.  Seen from the top-down the future looks bleak. Our growth-led system is leading to global extinction.  We do not yet have a positive future to imagine. … Continue reading

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Global Transition: From growth to degrowth and top-down to bottom-up

First published in the Deep Transformation Network People have been getting poorer in most Western advanced economies since the early 2000s. With the same fate now starting to overtake emerging market countries too, global prosperity has turned down. One way of … Continue reading

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Seeing the big picture

Well worth listening to – about an hour long. https://www.planetcritical.com/p/seeing-the-big-picture-nate-hagens

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Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power

Evolution and Climate Change Through the Lens of Power Richard Heinberg October 25, 2021 This essay is based on, and partly extracted from, the book POWER: LIMITS AND PROSPECTS FOR HUMAN SURVIVAL. During the last century, evolutionary biologists developed the idea … Continue reading

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