“It is time we act upon the knowledge that there are limits to how far we can stretch the benefits of increased efficiency to allow for further growth. There’s no such thing as infinite growth on a finite planet.”

“It is time we act upon the knowledge that there are limits to how far we can stretch the benefits of increased efficiency to allow for further growth. There’s no such thing as infinite growth on a finite planet.”

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Quote from an essay I wrote on the concept of Growth in society (of population, economy and industry), its consequences, how it keeps us on an environmentally destructive path, and how alleged solutions so far are misguided. In short, it calls for a reassessment of our values, our place in the ecosystem and where we focus our energy.

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#growth #environment #economy #business #climatechange

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