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Surviving progress

Technological advancement, economic development, population increase - are they signs of a thriving society, or too much of a good thing? Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, 'Surviving Progress' is a provocative documentary that explores the concept of progress in the modern world, guid...

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Corporate Authors: Cinemaginaire (Firm), Big Picture Media Corporation., National Film Board of Canada., First-Run Features (Firm)
Other Authors: Roy, Mathieu, (Director), Crooks, Harold (Director), Louis, Daniel, 1953- (Producer), Robert, Denise, (Producer), Hawking, S. W. (interviewee (expression)), Atwood, Margaret, 1939- (interviewee (expression)), Goodall, Jane, 1934- (interviewee (expression)), Suzuki, David T., 1936- (interviewee (expression)), Venter, J. Craig, (Producer)
Format: Video DVD
Published: [New York] : First Run Features, [2012]
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Table of Contents:
  • What is progress?
  • Progress traps
  • Humans in the lab of evolution
  • Earth's carrying capacity
  • China takes the capitalist road
  • Living off our natural capital
  • A history of debt
  • Debt, resources, and global finance
  • Economics for a sustainable future
  • Synthetic biology and scarcity
  • Recognizing limits
  • Moral progress or technological fixes.