gross domestic product

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Jun 10, 2014

Yes, pipeline spills are good for the economy

David Suzuki
We must find better ways to run our societies than relying on rampant consumption, planned obsolescence, excessive and often-pointless work and an economic system that depends on damaging ways.
Blog
Feb 25, 2014

Measuring progress with GDP is a gross mistake

David Suzuki
We've been using gross domestic product to measure progress and well-being for many years. But it's a measure that says nothing about our economic or social well-being. It's time for a change.
Blog
Dec 11, 2012

Let's resolve to make it a real Happy New Year

David Suzuki
Our leaders could make the coming year much brighter by paying attention to important concepts like gross national happiness and the Right to a Healthy Environment.
Blog
Oct 9, 2012

An energy plan must be about more than just energy

David Suzuki
With federal and provincial governments cutting back on environmental protection, often in the name of economic priorities, it's time we found new ways of measuring progress.
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