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 crisis.
Governments, corporations and the World Bank are convinced that we can tackle climate change while continuing to grow the global economy. In fact, they argue climate action will actually ramp up growth, completely failing to understand that climate change is a symptom of growth.