Home Curated Articles The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society.
Curated Articles

The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society.

The Earth Is Telling Us We Must Rethink Our Growth Society. – William E. Rees

Rees, a human ecologist and co-founder of the ecofootprint movement, applies the concepts of “limits to growth” to the pandemic, revealing COVID-19 to be a warning signal that the age of growth is over… and the need to live within our means is necessary to ward off larger disasters. Rees says, “However horrific the COVID-19 pandemic may seem, it is merely one symptom of gross human ecological dysfunction. The prospect of economic implosion is directly connected. The overarching reality is that the human enterprise is in a state of overshoot. >> read article

Author

Terry Hermsen