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Living Planet Report 2012 Released

Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: June 11th, 2012

The Living Planet Report 2012 was released this past month by the World Wildlife Fund in collaboration with the Global Footprint Network and the Zoological Society of London. The report, published biennially, surveys the Earth’s health and the state of its natural resources. Results show that human consumption of resources has outpaced their supply at an ever-increasing rate since the 1970s. [...]

Life Beyond Growth: A revolution in how we think about progress

Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: May 29th, 2012

By Alan AtKisson

The following article is reposted from Global Transition 2012. Sustainability expert Alan AtKisson asks,  is there life after growth?  In a new report by that name and written by AtKisson and the new Institute for Studies in Happiness, Economy, and Society the authors argue decisively, there is.  The report demonstrates that more and more countries are seriously questioning the “Gross Domestic Product” (GDP) and traditional [...]

Life Beyond Growth

Posted by Sarah Parkinson, Published: May 24th, 2012

By Alan AtKisson

The following information about the Life Beyond Growth report is reposted from Alan’s blog. Life Beyond Growth 2012 is the first in a new annual series of reports tracking the rise of “New Economic” ideas such as Green Growth, Green Economy, Genuine Progress, Gross National Happiness, and even De-Growth. It also covers the new indicators that are being developed to measure national [...]

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The mission of the Donella Meadows Project is to preserve Donella (Dana) H. Meadows’s legacy as an inspiring leader, scholar, writer, and teacher; to manage the intellectual property rights related to Dana’s published work; to provide and maintain a comprehensive and easily accessible archive of her work online, including articles, columns, and letters; to develop new resources and programs that apply her ideas to current issues and make them available to an ever-larger network of students, practitioners, and leaders in social change.  Read More

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