Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fresh Water, Growth, Degrowth, and the Steady State Economy

by Geoffrey Matthews In spite of initiatives by extraordinarily committed individuals, developments in ecological economics, and publications by Herman Daly and other members of CASSE, the traditional development process continues almost unchanged. This process fails to appropriately prioritize the social, … Continue reading

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Sport and economic growth

The collective “Un Projet de Décroissance” (« A Degrowth Project« ) takes a look at sports. Sport that created the Olympic city of Sotchi that is already in ruins and ruined; sport which embarrasses Rio for the outrageously costly World … Continue reading

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Green Growth vs Postgrowth – Where the Twain Can Meet [or can’t?!]

by Andre Reichel, 4 June 2014 In the discussions on the future of economic growth, business as usual is not an option. That alone can be regarded as good news. When the modern narrative of growth is evoked in policy … Continue reading

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Antarctica’s accelerating ice collapse – a result of unending growth

A sea-level rise of 10 to 16 feet will come in decades, rather than centuries. It will submerge nearly every port city in the world. http://newsjunkiepost.com/2014/05/19/antarcticas-accelerating-ice-collapse-massive-sea-level-rise-in-decades/ Thanks to Climate & Capitalism for this link. The News Junkie Post link contains … Continue reading

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Anti-extractivism and Buen Vivir discussed/debated

In The dangerous myths of ‘anti-extractivism’, published last week in Climate & Capitalism, Federico Fuentes argued that environmentalists who oppose ‘extractivism’ on principle are oversimplifying the complex issues faced by the peoples and governments of Latin America today. Link to … Continue reading

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