The Disaffected Lib: Faint Hope

These days good news on climate change is hard to find.  Yet recent progress by major emitters, specifically China, give hope that the world might just meet the Paris Climate Summit goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100. Over the past half-century, growth in the global economy and carbon pollution have ...

The Disaffected Lib: Achieving a Steady State Economy for Canada

What if the way forward isn’t?   What if it’s time for us to turn around, to go back? James Lovelock said the future of mankind, if there is to be one, will require that we accept, not sustainable growth, but sustainable retreat.   We need to grow smaller.  It’s not a matter of choice either. There ...