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Tag Archives: economic growth
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
Posted in analysis, Greater Manchester, news, Planning Tagged carbon budget, economic growth, ENvironment Plan, green belt, housing, Places for Everyone, Spatial Framework 8 Comments
Taking the Imperative out of Growth
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?
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
Posted in degrowth, economics, further reading, key concepts Tagged Book reviews, degrowth, economic growth, economics, macroeconomics, policy, steady state economy, Steffen Lange 10 Comments
Does ecological sustainability mean the end of growth and capitalism?
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
Posted in Climate Change, degrowth, event reports Tagged capitalism, climate change, degrowth, economic growth, events, green growth, Peter Somerville 1 Comment
For a stability and wellbeing pact, not more growth
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
Posted in news Tagged degrowth, economic growth, EU, Europe, government policy, growth, Guardian, stability and wellbeing pact Leave a comment
We need to end growth dependency, but how?
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
Posted in Banking, degrowth, economics, investments and finance, key concepts Tagged capitalism, credit, economic growth, finance, Mark Burton, monetary reform, money, Positive Money, sovereign money 27 Comments
Practical degrowth for Labour
The article below is a slightly longer version of the piece published on the SERA (Labour Environment Campaign) website on 17 December, 2017. See also this piece, also by Mark, which was carried on the Left Foot Forward website, in … Continue reading
Posted in degrowth, economics, environment, key concepts, Politics Tagged degrowth, economic growth, green growth, Labour Party, Mark Burton, policy, Politics, SERA, steady state economy 4 Comments