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And then there were 9: Places for Everyone comments

And then there were 9: Places for Everyone – the new GM Spatial Framework. Post updated 20 Sept, 2021 (minor updates and correction to carbon figures). Download this post  as a pdf file. Table of Contents Background Loss of Green … Continue reading

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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

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News about the Manchester Degrowth and Ecological Economics Conference, 5th – 8th JULY 2021

Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis The International Online Joint Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics and the European Society for Ecological Economics, the international degrowth research networks and Steady State Manchester, hosted by … Continue reading

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The Post Growth Challenge entries (2)

This is the second of two posts in which we share entries from our Post Growth Challenge. You can read the first post HERE. Ideas for a post-growth policy package. Stanislas Rigal at the Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution de … Continue reading

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The Post Growth Challenge entries (1)

We received some interesting entries for our Post Growth Challenge.  There weren’t so many as we’d have liked but, as they are all of interest, it does mean that we can share them all. We purposely called it a challenge … Continue reading

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Degrowth in Manchester – a new resource

We are really pleased to endorse this initiative from Neriya and Maddy, two second year students at the University of Manchester.  In this guest post they explain their ‘zine idea, which you can download or read online, from the links … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham urged to act against government’s proposed planning system changes

from the Meteor Open letter calls on Andy Burnham, and the leaders of the conurbation’s ten boroughs, to “intervene” in the government’s plans to change the UK planning system, which the campaigners call an “emergency for communities and local authorities … Continue reading

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The Post Growth Challenge

The Post Growth Challenge Extended deadline – midnight, GMT, Wednesday 31 March, 2021. An initiative in collaboration with the Manchester Meteor and the Systems Change Alliance. What? A cooperative challenge to find a better way to present the post-growth alternative. … Continue reading

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