A better way to price the future takes hold – physics-math – 21 October 2011 – New Scientist


My thing is sustainability.  One problem is that standard economics strongly discount future costs.  The argument is basically that growth will give future generations the ability to solve any problems we cause.  Ethically a dubious position to take.

However, there are glimmers of hope, some economists are beginning to question this assumption.  New Scientist covers the details.

A better way to price the future takes hold – physics-math – 21 October 2011 – New Scientist.

On a personal level, I think it is important to have a relationship with the land.  We are individuals in communities rooted in a place.  In my case the lower North Island of New Zealand.  Part of my relationship with the land is responding to the beauty around me.  The drawing is a quick sketch of a sunlit hill one morning.

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About sustainabilityandbeauty

My passion is telling the stories of possibility, seeking a sustainable and beautiful future. My training is in science, chemistry, environmental science and teaching.
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