Ecological Truth: Avoiding an Economic Bubble

Lester R. Brown, global environmental sustainability expert, outlines his Plan B, a radical approach to economic truth and avoiding an economic bubble.

The ecological truth is that the world's taxpayers underwrite $700 billion in subsidies for environmentally destructive activities, such as burning fossil fuels, over-pumping aquifers, clear-cutting forests and overfishing.
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