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Help Us Stop Unsustainable U.S. Population Growth

POPULATION IN THE NEWS
Successful fundraising for new film "Hooked on Growth" at critical point.
Friday, August 05, 2011

GrowthBusters, the brainchild of film maker Dave Gardner, is raising funds to complete

the film we've been waiting for...

Hooked On Growth examines the cultural barriers that prevent us from reacting rationally to the evidence we have reached the limits to growth. Current levels of population and consumption are unsustainable.

It asks why the population conversations are so difficult to have. Why it's more important to our society to have economic growth than clean air. Why communities seek and subsidize growth even when it destroys quality of life and increases taxes.

It's time to embrace the end of the era of growth...

Our growth-centric system is broken. It's not providing the happiness or the prosperity we seek. But that's good news; it means a shift to a sustainable model will be good for us. If we can break the chains that enslave us to a broken system with a voracious, destructive appetite, we can be much happier and enjoy real prosperity!

You can view a trailer for the film below, or at www.growthbusters.org

A generous matching grant expires Sunday August 7. GrowthBusters has already raised almost $16,000 of their $20,000 goal. Can you help get "Hooked On Growth" finished and distributed to as many people as possible? To make a generous contribution please go to:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/davegardner/will-direct-to-save-civilization-growthbusters

Thank you,

Veronica Egan, Executive Director
Great Old Broads for Wilderness

www.greatoldbroads.org

 

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