Please read/circulate. Thanks. This is perhaps my most-significant yet contribution to the emerging discourse around preparing ourselves to face up to potential climate- and societal- collapse:
Aubrey Meyer In the unavoidable context of ‘Limits to Growth’, talking again about procreation clearly makes sense.
However, we should remain alert to the relative time-frames for the rates of growth between population, pollution and GDP and compare the rates of these in relation to ‘success’.
The GDP growth rate now oustrips and dominates everything.
It is underpinned by the growth in energy production and we have precious little time left to contain this ‘fast-breeder reaction’: –
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