Why Growth Can’t Be Green

New data proves you can support capitalism or the environment — but it’s hard to do both.

Foreign Policy
Sep 17, 2018 · 5 min read
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By Jason Hickel

Warnings about ecological breakdown have become ubiquitous. Over the past few years, major newspapers, including the Guardian and the New York Times, have carried alarming stories on soil depletion, deforestation, and the collapse…

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