CAN WE TRUST ‘GREEN GROWTH’? DIY FACT CHECK

CAN WE TRUST ‘GREEN GROWTH’? DIY FACT CHECK

  • Written on: 04 May 2018
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  Originally published by The/Rules Here’s the magic number: 50 billion tons. That’s how much of the Earth’s materials and life forms we can safely use each year, without destroying the web of life.  That includes everything from wood to plastic, fish to livestock, minerals to metals: all the physical...

Resource Sufficiency: Moving beyond the gospel of eco-efficiency

Resource Sufficiency: Moving beyond the gospel of eco-efficiency

Via Friends of the Earth Europe.  To revert the current ecological overshoot and build a sustainable society, we have to collectively engage in changing our economic model. New booklet “Sufficiency: moving beyond the gospel of eco-efficiency” suggests introducing hard limitations to unsustainable trends—in particular to overconsumption—and putting emphasis on distributional...

Post-Growth and Post-Extractivism: Two Sides of the Same Cultural Transformation

Post-Growth and Post-Extractivism: Two Sides of the Same Cultural Transformation

By Alberto Acosta. Translated by Dana Brablec. Originally published by alternautas.net  Marx said that revolutions are the locomotive of world history. But perhaps things are very different. It may be that revolutions are the act by which the human race travelling in the train applies the emergency brake. Walter Benjamin...