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Magic Pudding Economics

October 25, 2012

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Magic puddingHow long can the world economy keep growing? How close to the limits are we? According to our guest today, we are nearing the end of cheap resources that have powered wealth creation, and it’s time for us to power down to adjust to the new reality.

Richard Heinberg’s latest book is The End of Growth. We caught Richard during his recent visit to Canberra (which we also podcast). First broadcast October 14, 2012.

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