The problem with “clean energy” is the same problem with “dirty energy”

It’s time to pour our creative power into imagining a new global economy – one that maximizes human well-being while actively shrinking our ecological footprint. This is not an impossible task. A number of countries have already managed to achieve high levels of human development with very low levels of consumption. In fact Daniel O’Neill, an economist at the University of Leeds, has demonstrated that even material de-growth is not incompatible with high levels of human well-being.

Source: Clean energy won’t save us – only a new economic system can – Local Futures

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