Supply Shock debunks the widely accepted myths held by politicians, economists, and Wall Street that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment. We are in fact navigating the end of the era of economic growth, and the only sustainable alternative is the development of a steady state economy. Supply Shock leaves no doubt that the biggest idea of the twentieth century—economic growth—has become the biggest problem of the twenty-first. Required reading for anyone concerned about the world our children and grandchildren will inherit, this landmark work lays a solid foundation for a new economic model, perhaps in time for preventing global catastrophes; certainly in time for lessening the damages.
CASSE president Brian Czech will be at Books-A-Million in McLean, Virginia on March 8th for a reading/book signing. If you are in the area, stop by between 1:00 and 2:30 PM to say hello, ask your steady state questions, and get your copy of Supply Shock signed!
Eager to read more by the author? Maybe something a little snarky?
Check out Brian Czech’s latest piece at The Huffington Post. Titled “The Five Dumbest Things You’ll Hear About Sustainability,” it will be sure to have you ready to discuss a steady state solution.
Writing a book is like going on a journey. You explore the terrain, make discoveries, meet interesting people, and maybe learn a new language. The longer the book-writing, the longer the journey.
Supply Shock was a long journey; here is a short travelogue. Continue reading