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Jobs in a Schrinking Economy by Peter Victor
Static PreviewDr. Peter Victor, Professor and past-Dean of Environmental Studies at York University is interviewed at the International DeGrowth Conference in Barcelona. We do not have to rely on economic growth. His numbers suggest that yes it can be quite feasible to live good lives. This conference is talking about not just stabilizing the economy, but schrinking it. Harder, but possible, and more dramatic changes may be required. International Degrowth Conference in Barcelona (25-29th March 2010) A longer, more in-depth speech by Dr. Victor is on EarthSayers.tv.
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Managing without Growth by Dr. Peter Victor
Static PreviewSustainability: Toronto. July 2, 2010. Yes it's possible says Dr. Peter  Victor, Professor and past-Dean of Environmental Studies at York University. Economic growth is the over-arching policy objective of governments worldwide. Yet its long-term viability is increasingly questioned because of environmental impacts and impending and actual shortages of energy and material resources. Furthermore, rising incomes in rich countries bear little relation to gains in happiness and well-being . Growth has not eliminated poverty, brought full employment or protected the environment. Results from a simulation model of the Canadian economy suggest that it is possible to have full employment, eradicate poverty, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and maintain fiscal balance without economic growth. It's time to turn our attention away from pursuing growth and towards specific objectives more directly relating to our well-being and that of the planet.
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The Environment and Economy in Conflict by Dean Gus Speth
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Voices of Sustainability: In his new book, The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability, Dean Gus Speth asserts that today's environmental reality is linked powerfully with growing social inequality and the neglect and erosion of democratic governance and popular control.

EarthSayer Gus Dean Speth
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The Right Thing To Do by William Rees
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UBC Professor William Rees argues that climate change is the largest collective threat humankind has ever faced as we are now a global culture. Individual choices to reduce their eco-footprint will not have a huge effect. Sustainability is not about acting alone, but is a collective enterprise so we must make our cities so it is possible for our citizens to live a sustainable life. We are all on the Titanic together.

EarthSayer William Rees
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Empowering grass-roots musicians by Tobias Sturmer
Static PreviewTobias Sturmer is artistic director of EW-Music. An Ethno-musicologist, Tobias Sturmer shares his story of working with grass-roots musicians in the southern Casamance region of Senegal.
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Enough is Enough by Ashol Khosla
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We have to recognize we are at a juncture of history where we have not choice but to move fast to a very different way of life. The younger generation has got to stand up and be counted. Ashok Khosla is Chairman of Development Alternatives in New Delhi, India. Previously, Khosla established and headed the Office of Environmental Planning and Coordination in India's national government. Khosla subsequently was Director of INFOTERRA, the global information system of the UN Environment Programme, was a Special Advisor to the Brundtland Commission, and served as an advisor to the United Nations, World Bank and Global Environmental Facility.

EarthSayer Ashol Khosla
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Economic System bumps into Biosphere Boundaries by John Fullerton
Static PreviewThe founder of the Capital Institute, John Fullerton, says that climate change is just one symptom of a "full-world economy." Interviewed by Daniel Erasmus at King's College, April 2010.
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The Challenges Ahead for a Sustainable Future by Robert Costanza
Static PreviewRobert Costanza is Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Costanza is co-founder and past-president of the International Society for Ecological Economics. In this presentation he discusses sustainability from definition through to the processes necessary to come up with solutions to creating a better, more sustainable world.
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RIGHT RELATIONSHIP: Building a Whole Earth Economy by Peter Brown
Static PreviewDr. Peter G. Brown is a Professor of Geography at McGill University. In this discussion he calls out important points from his book, co-authored by with Geoffrey Garver, "Right Relationship: Buildng a Whole Earth Economy.  Our current economic system—which assumes endless growth and limitless potential wealth—flies in the face of the fact that the earths resources are finite. The result is increasing destruction of the natural world and growing, sometimes lethal, tension between rich and poor, global north and south. Trying to fix problems piecemeal is not the solution. We need a comprehensive new vision of an economy that can serve people and all of lifes commonwealth.
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Can We Afford the Future by Dr. Frank Ackerman
Static PreviewThere is no question that global warming exists, but there is little action among the government and society at large to take steps to combat it. Economist Frank Ackerman argues that the standard economic models used to calculate the global cost of protection, versus the cost of destruction of the planet, focus on an incomplete cost-benefit analysis.

Hosted by The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on April 28, 2009.
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