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Tag Archives: growth
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
Trapped in techno-scientism; is this hindering Manchester becoming an eco-city? | Platform
Trapped in techno-scientism; is this hindering Manchester becoming an eco-city? | Platform. This is a provocative and very well written article by Nadine Andrews on the shortcomings of the dominant ideology, and hence strategies, here in Greater Manchester. It does … Continue reading
Posted in further reading, key concepts, Living Well, theory Tagged climate change, culture, economic growth, growth, Nadine Andrews, technology, world views 4 Comments
Good and bad growth?
Recent discussions in Manchester have led to interest in a possible distinction between good and bad growth. We recently clarified our thinking on the nature of growth and post-growth as follows: “…we know that the economy is too big – … Continue reading
Posted in economics, further reading, In Place of Growth, key concepts, rebound effect, theory Tagged bad growth, economic growth, economy, good growth, growth, LinkedIn, post-growth, steady state economy 9 Comments
What do we mean by post-growth?
Our initiative, Steady State Manchester takes its name from the idea of a Steady State Economy that was promoted in the work of North American ecological economists, principally Herman Daly. In our report In Place of Growth, we explore what … Continue reading
Posted in economics, key concepts, theory Tagged degrowth, economic growth, growth, post-growth, re-localisation, replacement economy, steady state economy 2 Comments
The question of culture
In our critique of the dominant approach to prosperity in the city we have emphasised alternative economic perspectives – especially ecological economics (whence the ‘steady state economy’) and degrowth (decentreing from the pursuit of growth as the central question). In … Continue reading
Posted in further reading, theory Tagged culture, economy, growth, Irwell Group, LinkedIn, Mark Burton Leave a comment
Government ignores consultation on duty to have regard to growth
We previously alerted followers to the consultation by the UK government on imposing a duty on regulatory bodies so they would have to ‘have regard to economic growth’. We asked that people make their own responses to this consultation. The … Continue reading
Posted in economics, get involved, lock-in Tagged economic growth, growth, regulation Leave a comment
Action call! Consultation Paper on Non-economic Regulators: Duty to Have Regard to Growth
Action call! Consultation Paper on Non-economic Regulators: Duty to Have Regard to Growth The unholy alliance of neoliberalism and the pursuit of economic growth. The current Tory led coalition government has been strangling the country with its austerity measures. But, … Continue reading
Posted in lock-in, news Tagged action calls, Central government, Duty to Have Regard to Growth, growth, LinkedIn, regulation 5 Comments