Richard B. Norgaard
Jalel Sager and Richard B. Norgaard
The techniques of cost-benefit analysis derived for relatively small projects have been extended to optimize the course of the whole human enterprise and the future of life on earth. Costs and benefits are determined from the unsustainable economy we have had rather than the sustainable economy we need to have. Stepping back and looking at the human dilemma through a coevolutionary framing that includes our beliefs sheds new light on how to better work through humanity’s predicament.