Gloom, doom — and Lester Brown’s ‘Plan B’

Stephen of the Japan Times Online published an interview with Lest Brown of the  Gloom, doom — and Lester Brown’s ‘Plan B (hat tip nakedcapitalism). In it he quotes Brown:

How can we assume that the growth of an economic system that is shrinking the Earth’s forests, eroding its soils, depleting its aquifers, collapsing its fisheries, elevating its temperature and melting its ice sheets can simply be projected into the long-term future? What is the intellectual process underpinning these extrapolations?


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