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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

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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

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Selective versus unselective growth

From time to time our position gets misrepresented – or is that misunderstood?  Here is what we said  in November 2012 about the need for selective growth in In Place of Growth (page 12). Our view has not changed. “Sectors … Continue reading

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In Place of Growth Workshop held

On Saturday 20th January, 2013 we 12 people attended an afternoon workshop on In Place of Growth.  The event was mainly participative with a view to helping participants become confident ambassadors for steady state ideas in Manchester and area.   We … Continue reading

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Workshop: In Place of Growth, next Saturday, 19th January.

Steady State #Manchester presents…. Still some places left Saturday 19th January, 2013:  Workshop- 2-5.30pm Everything you want to know about In Place of Growth Methodist Central Hall, Oldham St., Manchester.  The workshop will, which will be participatory and activity-based rather … Continue reading

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Our first reports published: “In Place of Growth” and “Living Well”

Steady State #Manchester is pleased to present its first two reports, In Place of Growth and Living Well.  We have a launch event on 20 November details here.  Both are published here in .pdf format.  We can supply other versions … Continue reading

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Video: Can we “decouple” emissions from growth? (Er, no…) #Manchester #Steadystate

Here’s a short video featuring Mark Burton, one of the people behind the “economy” section of the report.

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