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The Steady State Manchester Solidarity Grant

Permanent page for this scheme (any updates and changes will appear there). We now offer a small grant (up to a few hundred pounds) to very small groups who want to do something original to challenge the damaging growth model … Continue reading

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Viable Future Mark: the first five awards

We are delighted to announce the launch of The Viable Future Mark. This award is being given to groups and organisations whose work is consistent with our vision of a Viable Greater Manchester. Viable Greater Manchester means a post-growth society … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester is overspending its carbon budget and Places for Everyone will make it much worse.

byMark Burton (Steady State Manchester)andMatthew Broadbent (Save Greater Manchester Green Belt) Download as a pdf file This post is also available at Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt and The Meteor The Greater Manchester Environment Plan isn’t delivering. minor edits, 12 … Continue reading

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A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth – free ebook

Our collection of writings is now available. A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth from Steady State Manchester is a collection of our work from the last decade. This monster (it’s nearly 400 pages long) is available as a free ebook, … Continue reading

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Coming up: “A Viable Future?”

We will shortly publish our collection of writings from Steady State Manchester from the last decade. A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth from Steady State Manchester will be available as a free ebook (epub and pdf versions) and soon as … Continue reading

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Consultation Response: Places for Everyone

Here is Steady State Manchester’s response to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s strategic spatial plan: Places for Everyone, formerly the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. We have assessed the plan on the basis of its soundness (for the criteria set out … Continue reading

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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 and 25 Sept, 2021 (minor updates and correction to carbon figures). Table of Contents Background Loss of Green Space Comments on the Integrated … 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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