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Scott Allen

Egghead: Women Should Extrude New Workers to Grow Economy

Wisconsin State Representative Scott Allen makes the Wall of Shame this week for two guilty counts:

  1. Worrying that population decline is a problem (shrinking labor force) rather than celebrating population contraction toward a sustainable level.
  2. Suggesting that women should incubate more workers in order to boost economic growth.

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climate change,economic growth,gdp growth,limits to growth,overshoot,sustainability

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Climate Change a Symptom of Bigger Problem

You might think the biggest threat to human civilization, or at least to a comfortable life, is climate change. It’s not, and Richard Heinberg makes the Wall of Fame today for clearly articulating this. He gets extra credit for putting technology in its place (not our savior) in this piece originally published in Ecowatch, but better headlined here at postcarbon.org:

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