By Rob Dietz, Daniel W. O'Neill
It’s time for a brand new type of economy
We’re overusing the earth’s finite assets, and but over the top intake is failing to enhance our lives. In sufficient Is adequate, Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill lay out a visionary yet life like substitute to the perpetual pursuit of monetary growth—an economic climate the place the aim isn't extra yet enough.
They discover particular thoughts to preserve typical assets, stabilize inhabitants, decrease inequality, repair the economic climate, create jobs, and more—all with the purpose of maximizing long term future health rather than momentary earnings. full of clean rules and awesome optimism, sufficient Is sufficient is the primer for reaching real prosperity and a hopeful destiny for all.
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By that time, the National Hurricane Center had warned repeatedly that New Orleans would likely suﬀer a dead hit from a Category 4 or 5 storm. m. Saturday declaration fell short. Nagin only called for “voluntary” rather than mandatory evacuation of New Orleans. Powerful New Orleans business interests made sure that the mayor knew the high 16 Katrina Impacts Mississippi cost of any premature or unnecessary evacuation. Thus it was that Nagin continued a slow-down, wait-and-see approach. It was Sunday morning before Mayor Nagin issued a “mandatory evacuation” order for the city of New Orleans.
35 On Thursday, August 25, Operations Commander Alan Weatherford of the Gulfport Police Department began evacuation discussions with state port oﬃcials in his jurisdiction. Unable to imagine a storm surge capable of ﬂoating loaded shipping containers, port tenants Crowley, Dole, and Chiquita delayed container evacuations until Sunday morning, leaving insuﬃcient time to complete the task. m. on August 25. Daily video conferences linked FEMA regional managers, the National Hurricane Center, and representatives from the states in the storm’s path.
Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources by Rob Dietz, Daniel W. O'Neill