‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –

source: https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/02/saul-griffith-electrify-everything-solution-save-humanity/622911/ eco crisis - climate crisis, de-fossil, energy, electricity, degrowth, alt growth, abundance goodreads.com 2021 Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Futureby Saul Griffith - An optimistic--but realistic and feasible--action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything. Climate change is a planetary emergency. We … Continue reading ‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –

The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021

Even “sustainable” technology such as electric vehicles and wind turbines faces physical limits and exacts environmental costs - By Chirag Dhara, Vandana Singh on June 20, 2021 source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-delusion-of-infinite-economic-growth/ Credit: Getty Images The electric vehicle (EV) has become one of the great modern symbols of a world awakened to the profound challenges of unsustainability and climate change. So much so … Continue reading The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021

The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

source: John Feffer 2021 resilience.org , originally published 20-12-2021 by Foreign Policy In Focus GaiaMoney is revisiting DeGrowth for Xmas with John Feffer's question: "Can those who advocate hitting the brakes on economic growth get their message across before it’s too late?" "Over the last three decades, a growing number of scientists and ecologists have argued … Continue reading The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

Tipping Points

Today the news fed me two tipping points for the price of one : Amazonia and plastics. How do climate tipping points happen? Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly."

POST -capitalism -growth -imperial -status quo – transition, transform, reform

academia.edu/video/ 2020 "HOW TO IMAGINE A POST-IMPERIAL WORLD?" Part 1 of the talk "THE FUTURE IS A RISK MASQUERADING AS A PROMISE". Transformation – Unfolding the Future, Akademie Schloss Solitude The talk will tackle three issues: In the first part, I will address the question: “How to imagine a post-imperial world?” In the second part, … Continue reading POST -capitalism -growth -imperial -status quo – transition, transform, reform

GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

see also> de-growthde-growth - deutschgreen investment, ESGgreenwashingGROWTH- What Growth?GdPeco crisis - nature, biodiversityeco crisis -climateenergynatural resources - fossils theguardian.com 7-2022 What’s really behind the failure of green capitalism? - by Adrienne Buller 3.nhk.or.jp 5-2021 Put Brake on Capitalism, Says Popular Marxist Book Author "This age, Anthropocene, is a geological epoch during which human economic activities … Continue reading GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH -ALT alt ESG -transition

85% are thinking about it see also >DeGrowth  >Growth! What Growth?  >Ecological Economics   >Greenwash   >Green Finance/Investment/ESG academia.edu/ Environmental Values is an international peer-reviewed journal that brings together contributions from philosophy, economics, politics, sociology,geography, anthropology, ecology and other disciplines, which relate to the present and future environment of human beings and other species. In doing so … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH -ALT alt ESG -transition

Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

Little Bill has lent his big billionaire voice to de-coupling, the idea that traditional capitalist growth can be cleansed of its polluting effects.  Better than denial or obstruction? Absolutely. Every little helps.   But de-coupling inside a political vaccuum is kids' softplay. What matters in the adult world is the gravity of power. Just follow the money... … Continue reading Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth verbreitet  sich auch in Deutschland als BewegungsBegriff für Nachhaltigkeit und  PostWachstum.  Mit der Oekonomie  Professorin Maja Göpel hat das Land der Grünen eine  Raworth&Nickel  kombinierende Ueberfrau und Videostar. Ihr Bestseller wurde selten breit gelobt (siehe unten). Viel Info und Artkel zum Thema gibt es auch beim degrowth webportal: Degrowth-Webportal.  Hier gibt es Informationen rund … Continue reading degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth or Décroissance anyone? (not just for Xmas)

degrowth updates here Décroissance, or degrowth, is a story of hope amidst adversity. Just like Xmas. Born of the adversities of a poisoned and plundered planet, degrowthers say "No! No More! Let's get out of the Old National Market Hall of Sickly Scarcity and into the New Global Banquet Hall of Happy Abundance... Yes, contrary … Continue reading DeGrowth or Décroissance anyone? (not just for Xmas)

GROWTH! What Growth?

GROWTH! What Growth? intro/featured/selected – updates here - +here Alf Hornborg writes in his article “How to turn an ocean liner”:  “Although soon reduced to a heterodox and marginalized position, the critique of growth has continued to challenge mainstream dogmas of economics and policy for over four decades. Countless debates have raged on what exactly is the problem … Continue reading GROWTH! What Growth?