Creating global prosperity without economic growth

Post-Growth for the Climate

by Tegan Tallullah on 17th November 2015

Post-growth is about meeting humanity’s needs in a way that achieves high wellbeing for all while respecting the limits of our bountiful yet finite planet. There are so many reasons why the transition to a post-growth world is necessary and desirable. But the reason that really lends it a sense of urgency is the climate […]

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An extract of Tegan Tallullah’s recent article on post-growth, development and global justice published in STIR magazine.

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This article originally appeared on freemoneyday.org.  In a world where hoarding wealth is considered the norm, giving money to complete strangers, with no strings attached, seems like a radical idea. Yet, for the hundreds who have taken part in Free Money Day since its humble beginnings in 2011, there is a knowing that greater sharing is […]

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In 2015, 13 August is Earth Overshoot Day. The day marks the estimated calendar date when humanity’s demand on the planet’s ecological services (which produce renewable resources and assimilate wastes) outstrips what the Earth can supply. This means that for the rest of the year, we are taking more than is regenerated, operating in Overshoot. Last […]

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The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It by Owen Jones The Establishment is an eye-opening, compelling and sometimes horrifying analysis of the UK’s ruling elite and how they got to be in power. One of the reviews on the back-cover reads: “you will be enlightened and angry” which I think is about right. I’ve […]

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Peak Oil Comic

by Tegan Tallullah on 17th June 2015

The phrase “peak oil” is now commonplace, especially among sustainability circles. Yet a solid understanding of what it really means and where the concept came from is decidedly less so. If you’d like to learn about it without trawling through dense specialist books, want to easily explain it to someone else, or just hold a […]

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This is part of an ongoing series highlighting what our members are currently reading (and watching!) in the Post Growth and sustainability realms.  This Changes Everything – by Naomi Klein This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, by well-known Canadian environmentalist and writer Naomi Klein, is the best book I’ve read in ages. This book doesn’t mess […]

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“Good jobs! Clean environment! Green economy!” That is the rallying cry of the BlueGreen Alliance, an impressive coalition of environmental organisations and labour unions in the US, with over 15 million members. Their existence is part of a growing synthesis between the labour and environmental movements, which is based around two core ideas: 1), that […]

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This is part of an ongoing series highlighting what our members are currently reading (and watching!) in the Post Growth and sustainability realms.    The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses – by John Dryzek In The Politics of the Earth John Dryzek uses the concept of discourse to explain the various perspectives on the environmental movement […]

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