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Ecological Economics is about the interaction between humans and the environment via the economy. It starts from the premise that the economy is limited by the constraint of our planet's finite resources. It rejects the mainstream economics goal of continued economic growth and proposes instead a steady state economy.
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This is a powerful film describing the transition of Cuba to a low carbon economy. It is remarkable what is possible when change is a necessity! The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil is a project of the Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions, a non-profit organization that designs and teaches low-energy solutions to the current unsustainable, fossil fuel based, industrialized, and centralized way of living