Overdeveloped countries, including the United States, need to adopt a strategy of economic "degrowth" to limit ecological collapse and severe climate shifts. This does not mean stagnating economic development; it means cutting down on waste and overcoming the social pressure to accumulate material wealth at the expense of others’ well-being.” (Source: ipsnews)

Short summary of the Worldwatch Institute’s “State of the World 2012: Moving towards Sustainable Prosperity". The publication will officially be launched on 11 April.