Monthly Archives: March 2015

Could ‘Cli-Fi’ help decolonize our consumer culture ?

From Columbia University in New York to the University of Cambridge in Britain, college classrooms are picking up on the “cli-fi” genre of fiction, and cinema and academia is right behind them… Cli-fi is a catchy abbreviation for the genre … Continue reading

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Beer Brewers Unite To Call For Action On Climate Change

A group of 24 brewers from across the USA have come together to cut greenhouse gas emissions from their operations and call for strong national action to address climate change. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/10/beer-climate-change_n_6839724.html

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12 lines of flight for a just degrowth

This July 2010 paper for a debate in Attac Germany about degrowth is now available in English 1.) Our goal: Social rights – global and concrete 2.) Nature is limited and resistant 3.) Decoupling is not possible 4.) „Leur récession … Continue reading

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On Climate, Humanity Must Rise Up Against ‘Collective Shrug of Fatalism’

Common Dreams 6 March 2015 Alongside an announcement by The Guardian’s editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger on Friday in which he said climate change stands out as perhaps the single most important issue now facing humanity—one he says his outlet could have … Continue reading

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Can degrowth help save our natural resources?

By Jen Wilton, originally published by Contributoria Climate justice. A global basic income. Equitable distribution of wealth. Do these seem like wild utopian ideas? A growing body of research suggests that not only are such ideas possible, they may actually … Continue reading

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Making do with more

One may not agree with his overall approach, but the fact that we might be able to meet our basic needs with 30% of the existing workforce is good news for those of us wanting to spend more time on … Continue reading

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