'New economics' - the way to save the planet?

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  • Thursday, 09 May 2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The science is in: the endless pursuit of economic growth is devouring the foundations of life on Earth, and no country – rich or poor – can expect to escape dire consequences if things go on as they are. So how might the world change course?

Though still confined to the fringes, a globally dispersed but tight-knit coalition of economists, grass-roots organisers, business leaders and politicians, along with some investors, have begun to sketch out an answer.

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