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Interview • 2020
By: Jan Groos
Wissenschaftlicher Podcast zu Degrowth und Akzelerationismus "Kann es so etwas geben wie nachhaltiges Wachstum? Oder sollten wir uns nicht vielmehr vom Prinzip des Wachstums an sich trennen und stattdessen andere Vorstellungen des guten Lebens entwickeln?"
Art contribution • 2020
By: Maja Lindström
Original title: Leva inom planetgränserna del 2, Agroforestry How can we meet our basic human needs, while improving the health of the ecosystems that we are part of? In this part 2 of the film, some of Sweden's and England's leading pioneers in Agroforestry explain how we, through our food production, can play a key role in healing ecosystems, creating food security, new jobs and an improved ...
Art contribution • 2020
By: Maja Lindström
Original title: Leva inom planetgränserna, Ett jordat liv. The film is based on interviews with author and journalist David Jonstad and agronomist and research leader Johanna Björklund, who guides us away from the utopia of eco-modernism: that with new technology we could live on as today, but in a sustainable way. Together they explain how we can "democratize survival" through sharing the l...
By: Robert Fletcher, Bram Büscher
A post-capitalist manifesto for conservation Conservation needs a revolution. This is the only way it can contribute to the drastic transformations needed to come to a truly sustainable model of development. The good news is that conservation is ready for revolution. Heated debates about the rise of the Anthropocene and the current ‘sixth extinction’ crisis demonstrate an urgent need and desir...
Presentation • 2019
By: Women & Environment International magazine
Climate chaos and worsening income disparities (both local and global) make it more important than ever to forge respectful alliances between academics and front line community activists --the majority of whom are women. Information-sharing of many varieties, and mobilizing this knowledge for local grass-roots action as well as policy formation (and removing perverse policies!), should happen h...
Scientific paper • 2019
By: Christian Kerschner, Melf-Hinrich Ehlers, Mario Pansera
Many of the benefits anticipated from technology in the 1960s remain unrealized today. Alongside the optimism that drives technological development, more sceptical views that regard the promises of technology with reflection, mistrust, and even hostility, have emerged within Western societies. One such group is the Degrowth community, a heterogenous group of researchers and activists who questi...
La validez de la narrativa del crecimiento verde queda muy tocada tras la publicación de un nuevo detallado y riguroso informe científico. El tiempo se agota y la piedra angular de la propuesta del establishment no se ha demostrado como viable en ninguna circunstancia de forma relevante. El Diario, July 8th 2019, Opinión y Blogs
By: Nick Meynen
In recent years, the concept of green economic growth, i.e. the expansion of the economy without an accompanying increase in environmental harm, has gained political acceptance. However, the idea that this policy alone is enough to deal with the environmental challenges we face appears to be founded on little to no scientific basis. META, the news channel of the European Environmental Bureau...
Report • 2019
By: Jonathan Barth, Timothée Parrique, François Briens, Christian Kerschner, Joachim H. Spangenberg, Alejo Kraus-Polk, Anna Kuokkanen
Is it possible to enjoy both economic growth and environmental sustainability? This question is a matter of fierce political debate between green growth and post-growth advocates. Considering what is at stake, a careful assessment to determine whether the scientific foundations behind this decoupling hypothesis are robust or not is needed. This report reviews the empirical and theoretical...
By: Chris Gaetano
The use of sustainability accounting has grown apace with a rising demand from both investors and consumers for information on firms’ environmental, social and governance-related (ESG) impacts to the point where, today, 85 percent of S&P 500 companies report on such matters in some form or another. Yet with this rise have also come concerns that, in some cases, these reports are less for in...
By: Giorgos Kallis
Western culture is infatuated with the dream of going beyond, even as it is increasingly haunted by the specter of apocalypse: drought, famine, nuclear winter. How did we come to think of the planet and its limits as we do? This book reclaims, redefines, and makes an impassioned plea for limits—a notion central to environmentalism—clearing them from their association with Malthusianism and the ...
Presentation • 2018
This presentation assesses whether an ecological tax in Brazil contributes to public spending on environmental management.
Conceptual, Theoretical and Philosophical Issues Degrowth in Tourism explores newly-emerging development and philosophical approaches that provide more equity for host communities and offer a low-carbon future by looking at alternatives to the classic models of development and applying the concept of degrowth in a tourism context.
Presentation • 2018
By: Fritz Hinterberger, Olivier de Schutter, Patrizia Heidegger, Luisa Santos
Chair: Kathleen Van Brempt, MEP (S&D) Panellists: Fritz Hinterberger (Founding President of Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI)), Olivier de Schutter (Professor at the University of Louvain (Belgium) and at SciencesPo (Paris), former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food (2008-2014)), Patrizia Heidegger (Global Policies Director at the EEB), Luisa Santos (Business...
By: Michael Müller, Jörg Sommer, Angelika Claußen, Frank Ulrich Montgomery, Franz Daschner, Pamela Dörhöfer, Maria Finckh, Susanne Götze, Verena Kern, Jörg Staude, Alexandra Schneider, Susanne Schwarz
Heft 19 des Magazins movum zum Thema Gesundheit. Kurzbeschreibung: Die Umweltschäden holen die Menschen ein. Ohne Umweltpolitik kommt Gesundheitspolitik nicht mehr aus. Deshalb braucht es jetzt ein Bündnis. Das Heft als PDF. Die Infografik als PDF.
By: Damian Ludewig, Svenja Schulze, Michael Vassiliadis, Ottmar Edenhofer, Jennifer Morgan, Christoph Zöpel, Manfred Fischedick, Peter Hennicke, Patrick Graichen, Friederike Maier, Joachim Wille, Jörg Staude, Susanne Götze, Susanne Schwarz,
Heft 20 des Magazins movum zum Thema Kohleausstieg. Kurzbeschreibung: Die Politik hat sich jahrelang vor der Auseinandersetzung um den notwendigen Ausstieg aus der Kohleverstromung gedrückt. Jetzt muss es schnell gehen. Das Heft als PDF Die Infografik als PDF
By: Niklas Lollo
Comment from Niklas Lollo on the novel "Ecotopia" by Ernest Callenbach. Introduction: Since 1972, Ecotopia has inspired many to envision, and perhaps even foster, a more ecological society. In Ernest Callenbach’s novel, we are transported to a contemporary America, albeit an America that has been torn in two through civil war. This time the war wasn’t over slavery, but rather ecological prin...