2020: the year of the snail

By Constanza Hepp

We are starting 2020 full of enthusiasm for all that is to come! If you want to be involved in the degrowth movement you just need to roll up your sleeves because in this new year, there will be plenty to do.

Here is a list of the activities that planned for 2020 so you can already mark them in your calendar.

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Degrowth: the transformation needed to combat climate breakdown

By Joe Herbert

Previous global ‘efforts’ to tackle climate breakdown have failed dramatically, because they have been based on a fundamentally flawed economic paradigm: growth.

The concept of growth is an altar at which economists, politicians and businesspeople across the political spectrum have worshipped for decades. Unfortunately, where the planet’s long-term habitability is concerned, it is this obsession with growth which may ultimately be our undoing.

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Defending degrowth is not Malthusian

By Giorgos Kallis

Self-limitation is not about constraining, but about defining collectively as societies our limits.read more