Center for Advancement of the Steady State Economy

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The mission of the Center for Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) is to advance the steady state economy, with stabilized population and consumption, as a policy goal with widespread public support.

They pursue this mission by:

  • educating citizens, organizations, and policy makers on the conflict between economic growth and:
  1. environmental protection
  2. ecological and economic sustainability
  3. national security and international stability
  • promoting the steady state economy as a desirable alternative to economic growth;
  • studying the means to establish a steady state economy.

[edit] Position on economic growth

The CASSE position on economic growth (below) was carefully crafted after years of study. It has been sanctioned by many leaders in sustainability science. The position is important for demonstrating widespread understanding of the conflict between economic growth and environmental protection. The more we can demonstrate such understanding, the more viable the steady state economy becomes in policy discussions.

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