DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS: A better path forward

Turns out unsustainable growth isn't so sustainable. Who woulda thunk? 🤷

DOUGHNUT ECONOMICS: A better path forward
One of Canada’s fastest-growing urban areas, Nanaimo is a city of challenge and change. It’s the first in Canada to adopt a theory known as "doughnut economics," which calls for a balance between growth and quality of life. Photo By: Dirk Heydemann/HA Photography

I just started reading Kate Raworth's book, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist to learn more about economic models that AREN'T based on unsustainable growth – and was surprised to discover that the City of Nanaimo (on Vancouver Island here in British Columbia, Canada) has officially based its official community plan on the model of Doughnut Economics.

Go Nanaimo! Look at you opening your port to Vietnamese EVs and rejecting an unlimited growth model.

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