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Only Degrowth can be a Credible Answer to Europe’s Current Refugee Situation

Tens of thousands are currently coming to Europe, hoping for a better future.

Rethinking Degrowth: Islamic Perspectives

With the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change” published by the International Islamic Climate Change Symposium earlier this month, another world religion has expressed heavy concerns about the pursuit of relentless economic growth.

Austerity and Degrowth – Dealing with the Economic Crisis and the Ecological Crisis Together

It seems like a tough one to argue for degrowth in the context of the Greek crisis and as an alternative to austerity – but then all the more reason to try.

Degrowth & the Climate Crisis – from a Climate Justice Perspective

There is an increasing consensus on the need and urgency to tackle climate change and its consequences.

Post-Development Discourse: Lessons for the Degrowth Movement

Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains dependent on growth?

Greece and the Limits to Growth

Certainly there is reason to pause and to question the idea of infinite economic growth on a finite planet.

Laudato Si: Signalling towards Degrowth?

But whether or not „degrowth“ would make a better translation of the Pope’s intended meaning, much more significant than a single word is the manner in which the letter as a whole points in direction of the territory constituted by the thinkers and activists of degrowth.

If Everyone Lived in an ‘Ecovillage’, the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble

Put otherwise, based on my calculations, if the whole world came to look like one of our most successful ecovillages, we would still need one and a half planet’s worth of Earth’s biocapacity. Dwell on that for a moment.

Are We Prepared to Change to Prevent Climate Change?

What is needed to get us out of our comfort zone and fight for our children’s future?

No Climate Protection without Climate Justice; No Climate Justice without Degrowth

...[T]he...climate movement tends to deny...that renewables are unable to maintain our Western...consumer lifestyles on a global level.

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