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Degrowth and the Global Movement for Environmental Justice

By Antonio Cerrillo, translated by Nick Meynen. Published at The Ecologist on 22 Aug. With the 5th International Degrowth Conference taking place next week Spanish Ecologists Professor Joan Martinez Alier and Federico …

Budapest degrowth conference and degrowth week

By Nick Meynen. The term Degrowth has emerged over the last 10 years. This “bomb word” has been used to inspire in-depth debates on whether infinite growth in a finite world is …

ICTA is hiring 5 researchers for a follow-up on the EJOLT project

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) offers 3 Doctoral and 2 Postdoctoral Positions within the ERC Advanced Grant – EnvJustice Project (2016-21), …

Budapest hosts key degrowth events in 2016

Between 30 August and 3 September 2016, Budapest will host two parallel, yet complementary events. The 5th International Degrowth Conference will foster discussion between scholars, researchers, civil society and practitioners about …

Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

ICTA UAB has the pleasure of inviting you to the second edition of the summer school on degrowth offered by ICTA and Research & Degrowth, this year with environmental justice as …

Alliance between Environmental Justice and the Degrowth

Flows of energy and materials in the world economy have never been as large as they are today (Krausmann et al. 2009). This increased social metabolism is causing more and …

BOOK: Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

By Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis. Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. …

European Citizen Summit: a different vision for Europe

The European Union (EU) should leave behind its economic growth obsession and focus instead on more transparent and sustainable policies, according to hundreds of people gathered at the flagship European …

The growing debate on degrowth

By Nick Meynen. Why are a record 3000 thinkers gathering from 2 to 6 September in the German city Leipzig to discuss how we can get our economy to degrow? One …

Linking Degrowth to Environmental Justice

For “Scharf-links”, a German online newspaper, Dr. Joachim Spangenberg , co-chair of EJOLT’s steering committee, spoke about the activities of EJOLT and the link between Environmental Justice and Degrowth, looking …

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