Citizen Action Monitor

The Big Picture – What will happen after we hit the limits to expansive economic growth?

Can we knowingly plan an escape from a trending downward spiral of economic growth followed by decline? No 2563 Posted by fw, December 28, 2019 (Set 3: The Big Picture … Continue reading

December 28, 2019

Mathematician joins in on the human population controversy with some cold hard facts

If everyone lived like Americans, Earth could only support about 1.5 of the current population of 7.5 billion No 2332 Posted by fw, July 11, 2018 “Humans are the most … Continue reading

July 11, 2018

Global over-consumption is the driving force behind economic and climate crises

Yet “consumers often do not know the full footprint of the products they are buying”, says new report No 1455 Posted by fw, September 20, 2015 “Even as inequality and temperatures soar around the … Continue reading

September 20, 2015

Black Friday’s celebration of hyper-consumerism is suicidal, destroying our livable climate

And the sooner we realize there’s nothing we can do to save ourselves, the sooner we can get busy saving ourselves No 921 Posted by fw, December 01, 2013 “The … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Is Humanity Inherently Unsustainable? Pt 7/13: Over-populating. Over-consuming. Over-eating.

No 24, Posted by fw, June 15, 2010 In Pt 6 of my Bill Rees’ blog series, the professor provided evidence to affirm that humanity is inherently unsustainable. We have, … Continue reading

June 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

Is Humanity Inherently Unsustainable? Pt 2/13: We’re in a state of overshoot

No 19, Posted by fw, June 13, 2010 The following selected excerpts from Professor Rees address to a World Federalists’ Meeting in Vancouver on April 15, 2010, are from a You … Continue reading

June 13, 2010 · Leave a comment