Economic growth is the goal for most countries and governments, perhaps with the exception of Bhutan where they have formalised national wealth not only in terms of money. Although energy and production in general continue to become cleaner – at least in the developed world – the overal CO2 emissions, plastic in the oceans and all other sorts of polution keep growing.
Read some more on the topic here… https://monocle.com/minute/2019/11/09/pace-of-change/#5. Even if an economy grows ‘only’ by 3% that means doubling the economy in 20 years…
So what is the answer, what say you? We welcome your ideas, links and feedback.
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