Category Archives: Growth/Wachstum

Photos and summary of our August 16 “Beyond GDP” discussion

For those who missed our “Beyond GDP” discussion on August 16, a summary of the evening with photos is now online in our archive. Thanks again to the Ecologic Institute and all who participated in the lively discussion – panellists … Continue reading

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Thanks for a great evening! (Beyond GDP)

Thanks to Lisa Pettibone, Lucas Porsch, Rich Rosen, Tanja Srebotnjak and the Ecologic Institute for making last night’s “Beyond GDP” panel such a success! And special thanks to the audience for all the interesting questions and the lively discussion. A … Continue reading

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More tips from “Beyond Growth?!”

(Deutsch unten) At last I’ve managed to sift through all the material from the “Beyond Growth?!” Congress… Here are some links and (reading) tips – mostly in German unless otherwise noted. Documentation of the Congress: Articles, videos and downloads. Papers … Continue reading

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A Day at the “Beyond Growth?!” Congress

(Deutsch unten) There can be no infinite growth in a finite world. The logic is as daunting as it is compelling. It poses too many fundamental questions. It is profoundly human to perceive growth as a positive thing, and our … Continue reading

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“Beyond Growth”: Berlin Congress and Film Festival

Beyond growth… a counterintuitive thought, with spring growth in full swing – or a transcendental one? There is increasing interest in the idea that constant economic expansion is reaching its environmental limits, that the “growth paradigm” must be abandoned or … Continue reading

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“We Are Condemned to a Utopia”

Strange world… In the USA government solutions – universal health care, for instance – are now regarded as utopian (by disillusioned Democrats) or even dystopian (by angry Republicans). Does the Environmental Protection Agency have the right to protect the air? … Continue reading

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