Monthly Archives: March 2013

NYT: Degrowth amongst the super rich

By GRAHAM HILL Published: March 10, 2013 I LIVE in a 420-square-foot studio. I have come a long way from the life I had in the late ’90s, when, flush with cash from an Internet start-up sale, I had a … Continue reading

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Dancing the World into Being – a North American indigenous perspective on degrowth

I’ve just read this “interview” of Leanne Betasamosake Simpson by Naomi Klein. If you read anything this week, this should be it. She touches on many of the themes of degrowth from a North American indigenous perspective on “buen vivir”. … Continue reading

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Activism, Migration & Climate Debt

With Climate Change, a Bad Deal Gets Even Worse for the Global South Aura Bogado on March 4, 2013 – 4:35 PM ET Environmental activists have sometimes acted like they’re doing the world a favor by being activists. Perhaps a … Continue reading

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Critic of unbridled growth tipped as new China environment minister

March 4, 2013 Reuters By David Stanway and Benjamin Kang Lim http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/04/us-china-parliament-environment-idUSBRE92306E20130304 Pan Yue, a high-profile official with a history of taking on big state-owned interests, has emerged as the front-runner to become China’s new environment minister, sources said, amid … Continue reading

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A Better Plan Than ‘Endless Growth’: Enough Is Enough

Published on Monday, February 25, 2013 by Common Dreams The World Economic Forum held its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland last month. The official theme was “Resilient Dynamism,” a catchphrase that makes about as much sense as the futureless economic … Continue reading

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Climate Alliance Endorses Millennium Consumption Goals (MCGs)

February 26, 2013 The Climate Alliance, a consortium of more than 1600 major cities, municipalities and districts in Europe, has endorsed the Millennium Consumption Goals (MCGs), which were introduced by Professor Munasinghe of Sri Lanka in January 2011 at the … Continue reading

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