Monthly Archives: June 2011

Deep Green: Why De-Growth? An interview with Rex Weyler

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Preparing the World to Slow Down – GrowthBusters Update

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Juliet Schor: Why Recent Bad Economic News Means It’s Time for Working Less

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Sustainability: adjective or noun?

Sustainability: adjective or noun? Leonardo Boff /alainet It is fashionable these days to talk of sustainability. It is deemed proper to give assurances that an enterprise, when producing, is respectful of the environment. Several truths lie behind this word, but … Continue reading

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IPS: Bike vs Car on a Hot Planet

BERLIN, Jun 6, 2011 (IPS) – As global carbon emissions hit record-high levels last year, officials from leading Asian nations told the 2011 International Transport Forum in nearby Leipzig that their citizens want more cars. At the same meeting, some … Continue reading

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60 cities @ global picnic 4 degrowth !

Dear all, thanks for spreading the word about the picnic and getting organised locally: 60 cities are taking part to the global picnic for degrowth! In the coming 7 days, please invite people to join this initiative and above all, … Continue reading

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