The Growing Effort to Decouple GDP from Energy and CO2, seems not to be having the right effect, raising serious questions about what is our real plan. Here I collect the available solid data on long term Global GDP PPP and its long standing coupling to everything that goes with growth, like energy and CO2.
From a natural systems view, human cultures are so very rich and resilient partly due to maintaining what amounts to blockchain connections to their roots. Every person who inherits an enduring human culture carrying their own copy of the roots of experience the culture derives from, more or less easily refreshed by contact with others. It