Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy

Sustainability is an oft misused term.  The ‘Our Cornwall’ blog dissects current interpretations and creates a more a meaningful definition.

See: Towards Cornish sustainability.

One site which also sets out some ideas on the concept of sustainability is the CASSE website –

Discover the Steady State Economy

True Sustainability

Economic growth, with all of its downsides, is clearly unsustainable in the 21st century.  Long-term recession is no panacea either.  A steady state economy is the sustainable alternative to perpetual economic growth.

Economic growth was never a magic bullet; it is simply an increase in the production and consumption of goods and services — it can’t possibly lead to a sustainable outcome.  In contrast the steady state economy provides the means for present and future generations to achieve a high quality of life.  For more detailed information, read Enough Is Enough.

Why not read more?  Comments welcome


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