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Tag Archives: green growth
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
Originally posted on Uncommontater:
Our cities have grown up as the result of a number of factors. Manchester, with its origins in the Roman period, was a relatively small centre until particular geographical, historical, social and economic factors coincided to…
We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy, this time with Chapter 10, “About Environment”. You can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our work. … Continue reading
Yesterday, 3rd December, 2014, The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, made his autumn statement in which he set out the government’s plans on the economy. He confirmed that a Tory government will continue to cut public spending in … Continue reading
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
Here is an excellent piece on the myth of green growth. As the author, Andre Reichel notes, “…green growth is a myth, or at least an inadequate response to the challenges that lie ahead. Because it ignores the social, political … Continue reading
‘In Place of Growth: What New Thinking and New Language do we need to Revitalize Local Economies?’ A Workshop for Academics, Campaigners, Councillors and Citizens. Thursday 13th of June.
‘When the accumulation of wealth is no longer of high social importance, there will be great changes in the code of morals… The love of money as a possession – as distinguished from the love of money as a means … Continue reading