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Category Archives: event reports
Organizing degrowth – A talk at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Steady State Manchester collective member James Scott Vandeventer was recently invited to speak on a panel at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The following piece is adapted from this talk, which was based on his paper ‘Organizing degrowth: The … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, degrowth, education, event reports, further reading, news, theory Tagged degrowth, James Vandeventer 1 Comment
Invisible workers, invisible systems.
Invisible workers, invisible systems. By Mark Burton pdf version also available at Resilience.org This is based on a short talk I gave to an event, What have we learned about work during Covid 19 and what needs to change? organised … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, economics, environment, event reports Tagged Covid-19, economy, extractivism, food, global justice, IT, key workers, Labour, Manchester Art Gallery, Mark Burton, pandemic, supply chains, talks, work Leave a comment
A Green New Deal for Greater Manchester? Workshop report.
On 16 December we held a workshop to look at the prospects for a “Green New Deal” tailored to the needs and realities of Greater Manchester. As is our usual style, the major part of the event was group discussion … Continue reading
Carbon budgets and footprints: a guide
Greater Manchester Climate Network, with Green Drinks, organised a session called “Carbon Jargon Buster Workshop”. It was addressed by Joe Blakey from the University of Manchester. Joe has specialised in understanding the various methods and tools of carbon accounting, with … Continue reading
Retrofitting suburbia by Charlotte Allen A recent session of the SSM Reading Group discussed two articles by the Australian author and permaculture pioneer David Holmgren: ‘Retrofitting the suburbs’ 1and ‘A History from the future’2. Although we were a small group, … Continue reading
Posted in energy, event reports, Greater Manchester, land use, re-localisation Tagged David Holmgren, energy, energy descent, food, Garden Cities, Greater Manchester, permaculture, retrosuburbia, spatial 5 Comments
Hey, Fossil Banks – Climate Change is here!
Hey, Fossil Banks – Climate Change is here! As we know, climate change is with us already, harming the lives of millions of people around the world. It’s driven in large part by the continued exploration and burning of coal, oil … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, Climate Change, event reports Tagged banking, campaigns, Chorlton, climate activism, climate change, finance 1 Comment
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ?
What’s not to like about CounterCoin ? by Carolyn Kagan (The second of two pieces about Countercoin. The first by Mike Riddell set out the basic philosophy and reported on the event that Carolyn mentions below.) There are some … Continue reading