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Ecological economics

Describe the challenges of ecological economics. How can an economic system address the issue of externalities equitably? How can the rate of consumption and waste generation be balanced while maintaining a growing population?

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Ecological Economics

As Wendell Berry noted, the mantra of American consumerism is "when faced with abundance one should consume abundantly" -- an idea that "has survived to become the basis of our present economy" (as cited in Clark, 2005, p. 1). It is this attitude that is ...

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A paragraph response on some challenges of ecological economics.