Monthly Archives: December 2012

Indigenous issues & a post-growth world – some links

The IdleNoMore protests have raised consciousness about indigenous issues in Canada. Promoters of a post-growth society know we cannot slow down our industrial metabolism to a sustainable level without significant cultural and political change. The decolonisation struggles of indigenous peoples … Continue reading

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The War Against Too Much of Everything – New York Times

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet, don’t bother. Skip the mall and the neighborhood store, resist the urge to shop online and, by all means, don’t buy anything you don’t truly need. So says Kalle Lasn, 70, maestro … Continue reading

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Creuser jusqu’où? Les limites de la croissance 13 et 14 mai 2013 – HEC Montréal

CRITIC, Collectif de Recherche Interuniversitaire et Trandisciplinaire sur les Impasses de la croissance organise en mai prochain un colloque sur la “gestion des ressources naturelles”, abordée du point de vue de la décroissance.  L’appel à texte se trouve sur le … Continue reading

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CBC Radio The Sharing Economy

Alternative consumption Interview with Benita Matofska, Chief Sharer of the U.K. and Aiden Enns, cofounder of BuyNothingChristmas.org about why we don’t need so much stuff http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/mobile/touch/shows/2012/12/16/sharing-not-buying-gifts-at-christmas/

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Ecological Economics and Illegal immigration

Georgios Kallis European Society for Ecological Economics Newsletter Winter 2012 This is a hot topic, but not because of fervent research activity. On the contrary: there isn’t any ecological-economic work on illegal immigration that I know of. It is a … Continue reading

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Belief in global warming rises

Friday, December 14, 2012 By Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press WASHINGTON – A growing majority of Americans think global warming is occurring, that it will become a serious problem and that the U.S. government should do something about it, a … Continue reading

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CANSEE 2013 Biennial Conference York University, Toronto,

Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE) 2013 Biennial Conference York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada November 1 st and 2 nd , 2013 Call for Papers, Workshops and Posters Proposals due January 27, 2013 Conference theme: Sustaining the Commons: Ideas and … Continue reading

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