Jack Santa Barbara writes in Fleeing Vesuvius that while New Zealand will inevitably make a transition to a steady-state economy, the onset of energy descent — having less and less energy to use with each passing decade — will push it to do so sooner rather than later. So the critical question is whether the transition to a steady-state economy will be by design or disaster.
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