Time for degrowth: to save the planet, we must shrink the economy

[August 23, 2016, The Conversation] What is so refreshing about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is that they recognise the inherent tension between economic development and the ecology of our planet. Or so it seems. The preamble affirms that “planet Earth and its ecosystems are our home” and underscores the necessity of achieving “harmony with nature”. It commits to holding global warming below 2℃, and … Continue reading Time for degrowth: to save the planet, we must shrink the economy