Post-Growth for the Climate

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 […]

What We’re Reading – March 2015

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 […]

Beyond the market-state: decentralising power in a sharing society

At a time when governments are failing abysmally to mitigate climate change, reduce inequality or end poverty, the key to creating a more equal and sustainable world is establishing participative forms of political engagement at all levels of society – from the local to the global. In an era of politics characterised by unconstrained corporate […]

We Will Tell Our Stories: The Power of Disenchantment and Alternative Futures for Africa

Bayo Akomolafe’s presented at the 2013 Economics of Happiness Conference about the power of disenchantment and trans-local networks.

Paul Gilding Great Disruption Book Tour

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, […]