Creating global prosperity without economic growth

What better way to herald the new, local economy than by raising a pint of community supported cooperative-brewed beer?

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Post growth futures require that we collectively re-set, not offset.

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This is part of an ongoing series highlighting what our members are currently reading in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. This month includes In Praise of Slowness, The Web of Life, and This Changes Everything.

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This post is part of an on-going series highlighting what our members are currently reading in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. The God Species by Mark Lynas The planet has nine boundaries that should not be crossed, argues Mark Lynas. Some we’re familiar with, like the climate boundary. Others we more or less ignore, such as the nitrogen […]

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This post is part of an on-going series highlighting what our members are currently reading in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. This month includes: a sharing ‘how-to’ guide, fiction, and economic/environmental analysis.

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The first in an on-going series highlighting what our members are reading in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. June includes Smart Growth, Peoplequake, About A Mountain, and The Subsistence Perspective.

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In a two short weeks Town Hall Seattle will be hosting Paul Gilding, author of The Great Disruption. Paul will be discussing the now unavoidable consequences of climate change and the challenges humanity will face. But in the face of such great challenges Paul envisions it will bring out the best of us: compassion, innovation, […]

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Present day Canadian society is literally oblivious. Everyone knows the state that the environment is in yet very few advocate changing it. It is this lack of drive and sense of impending doom that acts as an inhibitor for Canadians to let go of the “most recent past”. As more and more Canadians are seen […]

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Enough Is Enough

by Joshua Nelson on 17th November 2010

Today is the release of a seminal paper, Enough Is Enough: Ideas for a Sustainable Economy in a World of Finite Resources. The result of the first Steady State Economy Conference held in Leeds, UK, this 130 page report not only addresses why we need an alternative to growth, but outlines policies to achieve such an alternative: […]

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