Kari McGregor

Kari McGregor is co-founder of the Australian grassroots non-profit, Sustainability Showcase, where she manages various degrowth oriented projects. Kari is also editor of SHIFT magazine, an independent advertising-free magazine that provides a platform for voices of the degrowth movement and deep ecology. A committed downshifter herself, Kari devotes much of her time to volunteering for the movement, and is a passionate environmental activist. Her blog is The Overthinker

COP 21: The Great Climate Cop-out

On Monday 30th November, the 21st annual Conference of Parties – that grand international climate conference where world leaders gather to debate how best to kick the can that bit further down the road kicked off.

December 1, 2015

Shades of Green: A Movement in Search of a Narrative

Unity is found in diversity, or so the popular saying goes.

October 21, 2014


Shades Of Green: Reconciling differences and building solidarity

In building a movement, finding common ground is paramount. A movement can progress with the aid of constructive criticism, but it is imperative that this criticism be accompanied by genuine effort to understand and learn from one another, and recognition of each party’s value to the movement.

October 13, 2014

What Shade of Green are You?

A danger with any movement is its potential to fragment into factions once it reaches a certain size – with the various factions competing instead of collaborating – and the potential emergence of a dominant faction that drowns out competing worldviews, theories of change, and tactics.

October 9, 2014


Call to Action: Reclaim the Climate Movement (Australia)

…I won’t be marching this weekend. I’ll be taking action instead.

September 17, 2014

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