A Critique of The Limits of Growth from a Social Ecology Perspective

Written by Emet Değirmenci Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication – Leonardo da Vinci The Limits to Growth was commissioned by the Club of Rome and published in 1972. The cautionary message of the report (Meadows et al., 1972) was intended to signal the need for reforms that would ensure the survival of capitalism. […]

Read More A Critique of The Limits of Growth from a Social Ecology Perspective

Political Ecology and Degrowth

Written by Michalis Theodoropoulos “If we do not dare the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable” Murray Bookchin in The Ecology of Freedom Degrowth is the backbone of political ecology and political ecology is at the core of degrowth. Political Ecology was born, as a movement and at academic level, already by the 1960s […]

Read More Political Ecology and Degrowth
January 25, 2018

Tags: ,

The fallacy of ‘Fair Growth’ and the alternative of Social Ecology

  On September 14 in Athens (Greece) it was held an event entitled “The Fallacy of ‘Fair Growth’ and the alternative of Social Ecology”, co-organized by TRISE and the Greek political journal Babylonia. The event took place at the free social space Nosotros, located at the historic neighborhood Exarcheia, famous for its politically active inhabitants, […]

Read More The fallacy of ‘Fair Growth’ and the alternative of Social Ecology
October 16, 2016

Tags: , , One Comment