Tag Archives: degrowth

STEADY STATE Part One: The National and International Context

This interview piece appears in Manchester’s Now Then magazine.  A second installment, on the Greater Manchester context will appear in the next issue. Click HERE to read the interview.  Thanks to Ian Pennington at Now Then for inviting us and … Continue reading

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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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Economics and Climate Change: the no-nonsense guide.

Climate change is the biggest threat to the world. But addressing it is difficult. First it is necessary to know what causes it. The 2014 report of the International Panel on Climate Change said: “ Globally, economic and population growth … Continue reading

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Responses to the Ecomodernist Manifesto

Originally posted on Uncommontater:
Responses to the Ecomodernist Manifesto I recently came upon An Ecomodernist Manifesto, and was staggered by the scale of its unwarranted assumptions and errors. It argues that the malign human impacts on the earth can be…

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We’ll be at “Boom Bust Boom Bust: Why Economics is for Everyone” next week

Boom Bust Boom Bust: Why Economics is for Everyone 31 Mar – 2 Apr 2015, Manchester Steady State Manchester is pleased to be part of this event of alternative approaches to economics organised by the Post Crash Economics Society, a … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Syriza

Last month I attended a Syriza solidarity meeting hosted by the recently formed Left Unity. Guest speakers at the event included Joana Ramiro, journalist at the Morning Star and Kevin Ovenden, journalist and political activist and member of the Respect … Continue reading

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A new approach for our cities?

I attended a two hour seminar on Future Climate organised by the North West Climate Change Partnership It was a rather depressing affair since it seems quite clear that we are rushing headlong towards a climate catastrophe and all the … Continue reading

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Debating the alternative to austerity in Spain and the UK

Debating the alternative to austerity in Spain and the UK Contents of this longer than usual post The Austerity Scam Podemos Yes we can do away with growth The Viable Economy and the Paradox of Green Keynesianism The Austerity Scam … Continue reading

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