Ed. note: This excerpt is taken from a longer paper by the authors, which can be found here.

In late 2015 the CSIRO released its Australian National Outlook (ANO) Report (‘the Report’) which outlined 20 future scenarios for Australia, exploring various global and national sustainability challenges. The Report’s main conclusion was that sustainability is compatiblewith continuous economic growth defined in terms of rising GDP and that consumerist valuesdo not need to be questioned.

But whi...


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