In particular, market economies have placed a high emphasis on labour productivity. Continuous improvements in technology mean that more output can be produced for any given input of labour. But crucially this also means that fewer people are needed to produce the same goods from one year to the next.
Yes, really, he´s saying that rising labour productivity can be a bad thing.
I hope Nursey doesn´t let him handle sharp things.
The truth is that there is as yet no credible, socially just, ecologically sustainable scenario of continually growing incomes for a world of nine billion people.
Jesus, what a loon. Hasn´t he bothered to read the SRES?