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New evidence on decoupling carbon emissions from GDP growth: what does it mean?
New evidence suggests absolute decoupling in some economies, but is it enough and will it last? PDF version Background Does economic growth inevitably lead to more emissions of pollutants, and specifically of greenhouse gases? In previous posts I’ve shown that … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, key concepts Tagged Carbon Brief, climate change, decoupling, economic growth, GHG emissions, Mark Burton 13 Comments
The decoupling debate, one year on: the global picture, and Manchester.
update: an updated and longer version of this piece now appears at degrowth.de and was also syndicated by resilience.org and This Changes Everything Note: we have published other, including more recent, pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on … Continue reading
Less levity Professor Stern! Economic growth, climate change and the decoupling question.
Note: we have published more recent pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on more recent claims. Click HERE for a full list. Steady State Manchester has argued, along with most ecological economists that continued economic growth is incompatible … Continue reading
The renewed clamour for growth: ignorance, stupidity or immorality?
We are currently seeing renewed calls from leading politicians for a focus on “growth”, by which they mean economic growth, as measured by Gross Domestic Product, or GDP. The Conservative contenders are doing it, and Labour’s current leadership are too. … Continue reading
Posted in explainers, key concepts Tagged decoupling, evidence, growthism, managed degrowth, polemic, Politics 5 Comments
Can Cop26 lead to a viable future? The Meteor interviews us.
The Meteor is an increasingly indispensable source of news for Greater Manchester an beyond. It is a worker co-op “a not-for-profit, independent media co-operative – an alternative, radical, community-based publication for the people of Manchester.” Conrad Bower, editor and co-founder, … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, Climate Change, Greater Manchester Tagged climate change, COP26, degrowth, GDP, Interview, Mark Burton, policies, post-growth, The Meteor, viable economy Leave a comment
A Viable Future
PDF version Epub version Alternative link for pdf here. Also available as a paperback from our shop Steady State Manchester has consistently produced critical and constructive writing that challenges not only the status quo extractive economy, but even some … Continue reading
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