Economic growth isn’t coming back. While some level of growth might
continue in coming decades, the boom era of seemingly unlimited material
throughput we became accustomed to in
the middle of the twentieth century is unlikely to ever return again as
we enter a fundamentally new age of diminishing returns. These are the
conclusions of a new working paper by leading ecological economist
Professor Tim Jackson, Director of the University of Surrey’s Centre for
Understanding Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP).