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Tag Archives: energy
Manchester’s Electronic Billboards – Another Sidewalk for Jevons’ Paradox
pdf version Manchester’s Electronic Billboards – Another Sidewalk for Jevons’ Paradox By Richard A Shirres & James Scott Vandeventer In perambulating Manchester’s city centre, now the latest chore is in side-stepping yet more clutter within your pedestrian domain: dozens of … Continue reading
Viable Greater Manchester: our new policy collection
Now with summary diagram showing how the policies would work to support each other. Viable Greater Manchester Policies for a Socially Just & Ecologically Safe City Region, 2021 This is a contribution from Steady State Manchester to the debate about … Continue reading
Retrofitting suburbia by Charlotte Allen A recent session of the SSM Reading Group discussed two articles by the Australian author and permaculture pioneer David Holmgren: ‘Retrofitting the suburbs’ 1and ‘A History from the future’2. Although we were a small group, … Continue reading
Posted in energy, event reports, Greater Manchester, land use, re-localisation Tagged David Holmgren, energy, energy descent, food, Garden Cities, Greater Manchester, permaculture, retrosuburbia, spatial 5 Comments
What happened when Degrowth was discussed in the Catalan Parliament?
Update: 19 December, 2017. Further to the article below, a lot has happened in Catalonia. The parliament has been suspended by Madrid’s Popular Party minority government. Oriol Junqueras, criticised for his conventional economics below, is in prison with another independista … Continue reading
Posted in degrowth, economics, international, news Tagged Catalonia, CUP, degrowth, economic growth, economy, energy, peak oil, policy, Spain 5 Comments
Policies for the City Region – serialised: Part 4, Fossil Fuel Divestment.
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this short installment we explore the ethical necessity and pragmatic benefits of NW institutions dumping their investments in fossil fuel companies and putting that money to better … Continue reading
STEADYSTATE Part Two: The Local and Regional Context
This is the second part of our interview piece in Manchester’s Now Then magazine. Click HERE to read the interview. Thanks to Ian Pennington at Now Then for inviting us and publishing our thoughts. The first part, on the wider … Continue reading
Posted in cities, degrowth, economics, introduction, Politics Tagged devolution, DevoManc, energy, equality, fairness, media coverage, NowThen, viable economy Leave a comment
Global emissions – a brief guide for the perplexed.
This article now republished at degrowth.de as Again and again: supposed evidence for decoupling emissions from growth is not what it seems. Note: we have published other, including more recent, pieces on the myth of decoupling, including commentary on more … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, energy, news Tagged climate change, decoupling, economic growth, energy, GHG emissions 8 Comments