Is growth the solution or the problem?

18 February 2013

The collapse in economic growth following the Global Financial Crisis has led to millions losing their jobs, their homes and, for some, their prospects for the future. While economists and politicians argue over how to return to sustained growth, Richard Heinberg says they are missing the point.  Our obsession with economic growth is the problem, not the solution.  Find out why he thinks so, in this talk and interview with Paul Barclay.

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Richard Heinberg, Paul Barclay, 2013, Is growth the solution or the problem?, Big Ideas, ABC Radio National, viewed 28 February 2017, <>.

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