PLAN Materials

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Modernity is Incompatible with Planetary Limits: Developing a PLAN for the Future

Published in Energy Research & Social Science, vol. 81, 102239, November 2021 (see PLAN ratings)

Panel on “Grappling with Planetary Limits” at the AESS 2021 conference:

Introduction, by Ben McCall

“Quantitative Framing of Our Predicament”, by Tom Murphy (see PLAN ratings)

“Technology and Optimism Aren’t Enough to Fix the Economy”, by Dave Murphy (see PLAN ratings)

“Transitioning from Fossil-fueled Complexity: Challenges Posed by the Nature of Culture”, by Tom Love (see PLAN ratings)

Foundational Resources

“The Economics of the Coming Spaceship Earth,” by K. E. Boulding, 1966 (see PLAN ratings)

“The Limits to Growth,” by D. H. Meadows, D. L. Meadows, J. Randers, and W. W. Behrens, 1972 (see PLAN ratings)

“Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change,” by W. R. Catton, Jr., 1982 (see PLAN ratings)

“Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered,” by E. F. Schumacher, 1993 (see PLAN ratings)

“Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications,” by H.E. Daly and J. Farley, 2003 (see PLAN ratings)