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Why Local Matters and Why It's Inevitable

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Slides and transcript from a short presentation given at a Confluence Philanthropy gathering in February 2015 on the topic of "why invest locally."

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Why Local Matters and Why It's Inevitable

  1. 1. Why local matters and why it’s inevitable! Ashermiller Confluencephilanthropy February4,2015
  2. 2. Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m
  3. 3. Im a g e : H a r t m a n n _ M a s c h in e n h a lle _ 1 8 6 8 , W ik ip e d ia
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  6. 6. 1 Barrel 25,000 laborhours 500,000 dollars = = Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m
  7. 7. 7 Im a g e : T y r r e ll P h o t o g r a p h ic C o lle c t io n , P o w e r h o u s e M u s e u m , W ik ic o m m o n s
  8. 8. 8 Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m
  9. 9. U.S. Indonesia Bangladesh Columbia U.S. Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m D a t a : P la n e t M o n e y
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  11. 11. 11 Imported$1.73trillion ingoods 80x All U.S. Trade 50yearsago U.S. Ports in 2011 Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m D a t a : R o s e G o r g e , N in e t y P e r c e n t o f E v e r y t h in g
  12. 12. Wages&productivitya Growing Gap 1948 1958 1968 1978 1988 1998 2008 CumulativeGrowthinWages CumulativeGrowthinNetProductivity 243.1 % 108.9 % D a t a : E c o n o m ic P o lic y In s t it u t e
  13. 13. Im a g e s : E N E R G Y : O v e r d e v e lo p m e n t a n d t h e D e lu s io n o f E n d le s s G r o w t h
  14. 14. Im a g e : E N E R G Y : O v e r d e v e lo p m e n t a n d t h e D e lu s io n o f E n d le s s G r o w t h
  15. 15. 1998-2005 2005-2013 CAPEX(Trillions) ProductionGrowth(Millionbarrels/day) 8.6 mbd Crudeoil Diminishing Returns 3.0 mbd $1.5 trillion $4.0 trillion D a t a : S t e v e n K o p it s
  16. 16. UnsustainableTrends Im a g e : In t e r n a t io n a l G e o s p h e r e – B io s p h e r e P r o g r a m m e
  17. 17. Im a g e : S h u t t e r s t o c k .c o m
  18. 18. Energy Security & Climate goinglocalFour Big Whys Food Security & Health Building Resilience & True Sustainability Economic Well-Being & Social Justice Im a g e : K o k o p a k o , T h e N o u n P r o je c t
  19. 19. Postcarbon.org resilience.org

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