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Their Recession is not our Degrowth!

Our proposal is not necessarily to reduce GDP (an arbitrary indicator), but rather to ask new questions and search for alternatives to today’s society based on a predatory, unjust and unsustainable capitalist economic system.

A Degrowth Response to an Ecomodernist Manifesto

From a degrowth perspective, technology is not viewed as a magical savior since many technologies actually accelerate environmental decline.

2015 – The Year for Climate Justice and Degrowth

Can there actually be climate justice?

Degrowth, Sustainability, and Tackling Global Inequalities

One of the provocations the degrowth movement offers is whether true sustainability, one planet living, actually implies a rejection of the affluent consumer way.

Transformation or Replication? On the Aftermath of the Greek Government Shift

We might err, but we believe that in the night of the elections in January 2015 a symbolic “tipping point” has been reached in Greece...

The Degrowth Alternative

Both the name and the theory of degrowth aim explicitly to repoliticize environmentalism.

Response by Giorgos Kallis to Brian Davey’s review of Degrowth

If climate disaster, degrowth and whatever else the future holds for us is “involuntary” and the best we can do is to become “resilient” in “transition towns”, then what is the point of an international “cap and share”, like the one your propose, …

Review: The Great Transition - The End of Growth?

We are on the verge of a major tipping point in the way civilization works.

Review: Degrowth – A Vocabulary for a New Era

Before anything else it seems important to say that there are lots of chapters in this book that I think are quite excellent as short pithy descriptions of the key concepts of degrowth.

Public Health’s Response to Decline: Loyalty to the 1%

American institutions are in decline and rife with corruption brought on by a combination of hitting the limits to growth while under the control of neoliberal capitalism.

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