My own Promethean ambition is for us to embrace our techne, our human skills, and use them to live with humility and wisdom alongside others on our planet.
Articles: degrowth (50)
Degrowth is a frontal attack on the ideology of economic growth.
Our high priests now take the peculiar form of neoclassical economists, bankers, and national treasurers.
Powered by hardcore conviction, Cooperide is a bloc that will travel from Copenhagen to Paris for COP21, starting November 14.
Tens of thousands are currently coming to Europe, hoping for a better future.
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.
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.
There is an increasing consensus on the need and urgency to tackle climate change and its consequences.
Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains dependent on growth?
Certainly there is reason to pause and to question the idea of infinite economic growth on a finite planet.