- Community campaigners probe Labour position on Green Belt development 30 January, 2023
- Places for Everyone: the carbon impact. Revised figures. 3 January, 2023
- Strategising Degrowth – book review 15 December, 2022
- Places for Everyone, week 3 – Carbon emissions 2 December, 2022
- Places for Everyone, week 2 – Green Belt and Airport 28 November, 2022
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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
by Mark H Burton This article presents the personal viewpoint of the author rather than the considered position of the SSM collective as a whole. This article as a pdf. Our much longer, fully referenced version (pdf). The report, The … Continue reading
An economy that does not grow? Mark H Burton pdf version Spanish translation here /Traducción a castellano-enlace There is now plenty of evidence that economic growth is highly problematic for human welfare and survival. The evidence comes from three … Continue reading
On Sunday 4th November, people from Manchester and beyond packed a lecture theatre at the University of Manchester to hear a debate titled “Is Capitalism Unsustainable?”, organised by the University’s Political Economy Centre. The speakers were local climate scientist Kevin … Continue reading
This letter appeared in the Guardian and in a number of other European newspapers today. It is signed by people well known in the degrowth/post-growth and steady state community but also by a number of other prominent critical thinkers who … Continue reading
Monetary reform would make at best a minor contribution to the task1. Mark H Burton2 Summary There is increasing recognition that endless economic “growth” is neither possible on a finite planet nor a desirable policy aim in social and economic … Continue reading