Natural systems provide trillions of dollars in services that have no man-made substitutes, as Biosphere II's failure shows.
The new limits to prosperity are natural systems -- not boats, but fisheries; not sawmills, but forests.
Economists make no distinctions when reporting growth -- whether we've invested in new schools or paid to clean up a toxic waste spill.
Reducing resource waste creates jobs.
Innovations -- from ultrasound washing machines to virtual malls -- will radically reduce resource inefficiency.
Reducing income taxes while increasing resource prices will stimulate employment and environmental restoration.
Our living systems and social stability are at risk. But the solutions are profitable, creative, and eminently possible.