Earth Policy Institute

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Books

  • Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

    Plan B: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble

    We are creating a bubble economy an economy whose output is artificially inflated by drawing down the earth's natural capital.Each year the bubble grows larger as our demands on the earth expand. The challenge for our generation is to deflate the global economic bubble before it bursts.Throughout most of human history, we lived on the earth's sustainable yield - interest from its natural endowment. But now we are consuming th