All the technologies the world needs to prevent climate catastrophe are already available and already expanding, but global emissions are yet to peak. A rate of decline in emissions that … Continue reading Degrowth and abundance
Growth is a positive word. We grow plants and trees and crops. Our children grow. Personal growth implies new learning and deeper understanding. It’s hardly surprising that economic growth sounds … Continue reading The idol of growthism
Bill McKibben is a leading American environmentalist and author of several bestselling titles on climate change, including the first popular explanation of the problem, The End of Nature. Among his … Continue reading Economic growth, wild nature and the Book of Job
John Daniels on green growth: December 13: the day after UK Election Day. What will the world look like then? If Labour win, then it should starting to look a … Continue reading Green growth: panacea or oxymoron?
Niall Briggs, who is currently working on the Plenty programme, explains why a fair and sustainable economy needs to ask some difficult questions about economic growth: Growth seems to be … Continue reading We need to talk about growth
Better Than Growth was a report published by the Australian Conservation Foundation in 2010. It describes eight areas of focus for a delivering a ‘better than growth’ economy. It’s a useful … Continue reading Better than growth – new goals for a grown-up economy