Three things I’ve learned about the connection between economics and ecological (and ethical) awareness

Children are seen washing cobalt in a lake at a mine in the southern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (credit: CBS news).

I read David Asch’s informative piece on “10 Painless Ways to Live Below Your Means” and its sequel, “10 Mostly Painless Ways to Live Below Your Means”, and they got me thinking about a book I’d just read. It’s called Sustainability, and it ends with the memorable injunction that as good a place as any to start…