Monthly Archives: October 2014

Irish degrowth materials

I just ran across this interesting material from Ireland An Irish reflection on the Leipzig degrowth conference http://www.feasta.org/2014/09/26/fourth-international-degrowth-conference-report-by-sean-conlan/ Schools of Thought on Degrowth http://www.feasta.org/2014/10/02/schools-of-thought-on-degrowth/ Before the Wells Run Dry: Ireland’s transition to renewable energy http://www.feasta.org/documents/wells/sitemap.html Bob Advertisements

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Dublin 14-16 November: What does it mean to be open today?

An Irish conference with degrowth overtones Cryptocurrencies, 3D printed goods, digital sharing – just some of the disruptive online practices and technologies that are transforming and reshaping our economy.. The commodification and commercial adoption of these disruptive technologies has also … Continue reading

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Mark Carney and Naomi Klein agree on fossil fuels

Heather Mallick Toronto Star Columnist, Fri Oct 17 2014 Bank of England governor Mark Carney, that Canadian guy, says climate change means fossil fuel reserves can’t be burned. It’s a revolutionary statement. The world is painting itself into a corner … Continue reading

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Life in a ‘degrowth’ economy, and why you might actually enjoy it

Samuel Alexander What does genuine economic progress look like? The orthodox answer is that a bigger economy is always better, but this idea is increasingly strained by the knowledge that, on a finite planet, the economy can’t grow for ever. … Continue reading

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“No Ordinary Conference”: The Fourth Degrowth Conference in Leipzig

The following notes [from Peak Oil] are intended to give some personal insights into what was a very special event, the [fifth] in a series, (Paris 2008, Barcelona 2010, [Montreal 2012] , Venice 2012) and, while it followed the process … Continue reading

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