The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality
- 11h 57m 9s
- Richard Heinberg
- Recorded Books, Inc.
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