Laudato Si’ - Lines of Approach and Action 4

195. The principle of the maximization of profits, frequently isolated from other considerations, reflects a misunderstanding of the very concept of the economy. As long as production is increased, little concern is given to whether it is at the cost of future resources or the health of the environment...


Neither the current political systems nor the state of the economy is now working as they should. Both should protect our common home and promote the common good. We need a new approach. We need an ecological economics.  


Learn more about ecological economics. Retired Canadian CBC broadcaster, David Suzuki's Survival Guide: The 'Love' Economy (rebroadcast 2023); Catholic Climate Covenant: Ecological Economics (2023 video)

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