What if Icarus’ father—knowing his son would fly too close to the sun—had made the wings he designed more resilient?
Articles: degrowth (25)
History books usually study social movements of the second half of the nineteenth century from the point of view of the split between anarchists and Marxists.
If there is a theoretical pathway to a significantly smaller economy we should try to identify it.
[I]nternational media, governments and the United Nations enthusiastically welcomed a new report entitled “Better Growth, Better Climate” and trumpeted its central message around the globe: that economic growth and tackling climate change can go hand in hand....
In this talk, Nate Hagens synthesizes the current landscape of global energy, environment and financial risks while offering suggestions on what to do as a hominid living on a full planet.
The economy of the future is described by different groups with different words in different languages and they do not always exactly translate into an identical idea.
What does genuine economic progress look like?
Degrowth is a movement built around a critique of the growth economy, which draws strongly on the limits to growth (cf also The Growth Illusion of Richard Douthwaite) and strong sustainability debates of the 1970s.
One thing everyone I met has in common is a desire to create a new world order, a new way of creating, connecting and being which is beyond the market, beyond ownership, growth and capitalism.
Degrowth? For most Americans, the idea of a movement dedicated to non-growth, let alone one that can attract so many people, is incomprehensible.