Monthly Archives: April 2014

Climate change is the fight of our lives – yet we can hardly bear to look at it – Naomi Klein

We’re products of an industrial project, a project linked to fossil fuels. But humans have changed before and can change again… Climate change demands that we consume less, but being consumers is all we know. Climate change is not a … Continue reading

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April 16th, 2014 Vancouver Degrowth Event – 3 videos

April 16th, 2014 Vancouver Degrowth Event Titled: Why degrowth? Dialogue on a pathways towards a smaller economy https://m.youtube.com/#/playlist?list=PL6V5cy43VNq72XIRMcvr4JUxFG-rLPwyQ Also posted at http://peakoil.com/enviroment/why-degrowth

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In each other we trust: coining alternatives to capitalism

Jerome Roos On March 31, 2014 (Thanks to Giorgos Kallis for this link) A review of the MoneyLab conference in Amsterdam March 21-22 organized by the Institute of Network Cultures. The central aim of the groundbreaking interdisciplinary gathering was to … Continue reading

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Solutions to the crisis? The Green New Deal, Degrowth, and the Solidarity Economy

Ecological Economics, Volume 102, June 2014, Pages 60–68 (Purchase article from Elsevier US$39.95!!) Solutions to the crisis? The Green New Deal, Degrowth, and the Solidarity Economy: Alternatives to the capitalist growth economy from an ecofeminist economics perspective Christine Bauhardt Humboldt … Continue reading

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Suzuki: Is it time for a real war on cars?

In railing against everything from bike lanes to transit spending, pundits and politicians often raise the spectre of a “war on cars.” Of course, there is no war on cars — but there should be. Cars directly kill and hurt … Continue reading

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A Roadmap for Climate Survival

Oscar Reyes, an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, helped launch http://climatemarkets.org. The latest IPCC report on mitigation offers a partial, compromised, and politically biased map of the potential solutions to climate change. But it remains the most … Continue reading

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Towards a degrowth “manifesto”? An example

Economy for Life in our Earth community 13 April 2014 This living document is a result of an extensive process led by the Social Movements for an Alternative Asia (SMAA), Gerak Lawan, La Via Campesina and the supporters of the … Continue reading

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