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No degrowth without climate justice

By: Matthias Schmelzer


Teaser: Changing structures, opposing hierarchies, and embracing the struggle as lessons for the degrowth community From the blog post: Since the 2014 Leipzig Degrowth Conference, the argument that climate justice cannot exist without degrowth has repeatedly been made. In a keynote at the Degrowth conference in Budapest, in September 2016, I developed this line of thinking further and argued that the opposite is equally important: There is not degrowth without climate justice. My argument, which I presented as someone involved not only at the theoretical level, but also in concrete efforts to bring degrowth and climate justice together in terms of practices and people, is presented here in a concise way. . . .

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