Net Energy, Ecology and Economics

Read about the potential hazards of a growth economy, the relationships between our economic systems and our biosphere, and the dangers of the coming energy shortage in this reprint of Professor Howard T. Odum's Energy, Ecology and Economics.

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Figure 1 C. The steady state observed in some simulations of Figure 1 A was an oscillating one as in the graph shown here.
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