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Communicating about degrowth: an interview

In this interview with Dave Darby of, SSM’s Mark Burton talks about the problems that economic growth brings and the degrowth alternative. It is an introductory treatment: for more detail, do explore our website and our publications. Low Impact … Continue reading

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Systems Change Alliance interview us Wed 16 Dec, 11..00 a.m.

Interview with Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan – Steady State Manchester This interview went out live on Wednesday Dec 16 2020.  Watch it below from the System Change Alliance YouTube channel. Mark and Carolyn talk with Alexander McDonell about their … Continue reading

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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

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Brief video of the SteadyState #Manchester launch – next social Weds 12th December 5.30pm

Here’s a very brief video about the launch tonight (thanks to all who came!). The next public “Steady State Manchester” event is a pre-Xmas social, on Weds 12th December. It’s from 5.30pm to 7pm at the Eighth Day on Oxford … Continue reading

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Can we square the circle of “green growth”? | Doughnut Economics

A useful summary of the problems of economic growth from Kate Raworth’s Oxfam blog.  5 minute video.   Maybe nothing you haven’t seen here already but a useful distillation nevertheless. Can we square the circle of “green growth”? | Doughnut Economics. … Continue reading

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“But we need growth to deal with poverty and fix environmental problems”

Another day, another video…

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Youtube from Australia: “What the Economic Crisis really means – and what we can do about it”

We need, of course, to make Manchester-focused videos of the same nature… And the narrator is, um, perhaps a little more optimistic than the reality warrants…

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