Friday, March 22, 2013

Are We Living in a Material World?

David Brooks as well as The Economist are talking about the importance of natural resources and agriculture for the US economy.   The US reduction in carbon emissions has been driven by the Great Recession as well as a dramatic shift into natural gas from coal and oil.  How can we start to reconcile these forces with the call to divest from fossil fuels?
Article | The Real Winners Of The Global Economy: The Material Boys