Author Archives: Bob Thomson

Herman Daly, Benjamin Kunkel: Ecologies of Scale. New Left Review 109, January-February 2018.

Thanks Bob! Will read with interest N On 18/06/2018 13:08, Bob Thomson wrote: > A Steady State / Ecological Economics / Degrowth 101 review, or long > read, with Herman Daly. Whatever your views within this (these) > stream(s), this … Continue reading

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Herman Daly, Benjamin Kunkel: Ecologies of Scale. New Left Review 109, January-February 2018.

A Steady State / Ecological Economics / Degrowth 101 review, or long read, with Herman Daly. Whatever your views within this (these) stream(s), this is an overview combining his personal subjective roots with a discussion of historical theoretical approaches that … Continue reading

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Making the case against geoengineering

The Big Bad Fix powerfully exposes the dangers of deliberate climate modification, and presents alternatives. A deeper focus on fighting the fossil industry would strengthen the argument. The role of degrowth doesn’t appear in this review (or the book?) but … Continue reading

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Barcelona: ICTA-R&D Master in Political Ecology: Pre-registrations now open!

This is the first Master of its kind, and one of the first in the world in the flourishing field of Political Ecology. The Master builds on a successful 7-year series of international Summer Schools on Environmental Justice and Degrowth, … Continue reading

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The Post-Development Dictionary agenda: paths to the pluriverse

The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of The Development Dictionary edited by Wolfgang Sachs. This article by Demaria and Kothari lays out both a critique of the oxymoron ‘sustainable development’, and the potential and nuances of a Post-Development agenda. … Continue reading

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Degrowth and Feminism | degrowth.info

How a feminist degrowth approach can alleviate ecological and gender injustices Is it possible to reconcile sustainable development, a fair distribution of both paid and unpaid work among genders, and an economic strategy based on growth? In our article “The … Continue reading

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Mapping degrowth worldwide | degrowth.info

Dear degrowth friends all over in the world, This survey is an initiative of individuals involved in the coordination and organization of the international conferences on degrowth. It represents an attempt to bring groups and individuals together for political and … Continue reading

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