Pay Attention

Know the following things:

It Is too late for sustainable development because the public discourse has difficulty with subtle, conditional messages so realize that.

  1. Growth advocates change the justification for their paradigm rather than changing the paradigm itself.
  2. The global system is now far above its carrying capacity.
  3. We act as if technological change can substitute for social change.
  4. The time horizon of our current system is too short.

This is why the term resilience is now used more often than not.  The main changes are upon us and Dennis Meadows who say the above is right.  It is time to invest in resilience.

The estimates for a stabilized and sustainable world called for about 3% of the world’s GDP.  Resilience will cost more than that, but now there is no choice.

Another way to pay attention is from The Guardian

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