Given how much time Hayes obviously has devoted to studying limits to growth, I find it surprising that he's "more optimistic than the Limits authors are about our ability to deal with these issues before the world turns into the set of a Mad Max movie." Looking globally, the last 50 years don't seem to have shown us too many bright spots on significantly slowing our population growth and living sustainably.
posted by Maria Fotopoulos
June 10, 2012
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