Another Step Towards a Better World: Malmö Degrowth Conference 2018 – Geoff Garver

The 6th International Degrowth Conference for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity in Malmö, Sweden, August 21-26, was my fourth degrowth conference – and another big success in the degrowth movement. The distinguishing hallmark of the Malmö conference was that it took place in Folkets Park, a lively public space clearly beloved by the stunningly diverse people of Malmö (over 40% of Malmö residents are of foreign ancestry). The immersion of degrowth folks in a bustling site of daily life in Malmö very much resonated with degrowth themes of social equity, community and inclusion.

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