You will be all too aware of the "perfect storm" now affecting the UK. Energy costs were already rising, a result of the increasing costs of extraction, and then the Russian invasion of Ukraine caused a big further increase. Since cheap energy is a foundation for advanced economies, the impacts of the price rises were… Continue reading The gathering storm means an urgent change of direction
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Open letter to Fridays For A Future. It’s time for action, but, what action?
Open letter by Marga Mediavilla to Fridays For A Future. reposted from 15/15\15. “There is one thing that worries me. In your speeches on climate change you can find demands for very ambitious decarbonization objectives..... According to my knowledge and according to the studies we are making in our group, such ambitious goals as these… Continue reading Open letter to Fridays For A Future. It’s time for action, but, what action?
Is the Degrowth Movement Delusional?
See also this article by list member Andrea Grainger: In defence of degrowth: The climate movement and socialist movements must come together to build a new progressive movement. Open Democracy, 5 September, 2019. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Is the Degrowth Movement Delusional? by Steve Gwynne In his latest article, Leigh Phillips, a strong advocate of 'Socialist Growth' and… Continue reading Is the Degrowth Movement Delusional?
Green New Deals – the degrowth perspective
Most recent update: 18 May,, 2020 The idea of a Green New Deal (or New Green Deal), despite first appearing more than 10 years ago, has become very popular in recent months. These Green New Deals "make an analogy to the response to the Depression of the 1930s with an idea today that with greater… Continue reading Green New Deals – the degrowth perspective