The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

  • 11h 57m 9s
  • Richard Heinberg
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2011

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history. The expansionary trajectory of industrial civilization is colliding with non-negotiable natural limits.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1. The Great Balloon Race
  • Chapter 2. The Sound of Air Escaping
  • Chapter 3. Earth's Limits: Why Growth Won't Return
  • Chapter 4. Won't Innovation, Substitution, and Efficiency Keep Us Growing?
  • Chapter 5. Shrinking Pie: Competition and Relative Growth in a Finite World
  • Chapter 6. Managing Contraction, Redefining Progress
  • Chapter 7. Life After Growth