Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

Greece’s massive recession is making it more ecologically sustainable

Posted 22 Aug 2012 / 0

SET TimesEconomic crisis putting more Greeks on bicycles

I think that it is important to keep in mind that we have two choices for becoming ecologically sustainable: we can directly engineer our societies and economies to be in harmony with nature, or we can allow for collapse of one or more of the triad of economy, environment, and equity. A destabilized economy is, in the end, the most ecologically sustainable — unless we can design an economy that is different.

A Minor Post, Economics, Sustainability, Sustainable Transportation

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