24.01.2023
“We shouldn’t be afraid of involving businesses”: Doughnut Economics in Brussels

Kate Raworth’s doughnut model is an economic theory designed to easily and intelligibly assess an economy’s sustainability. Visually represented in the shape of a doughnut, it combines the concepts of planetary boundaries and minimum social standards to measure economic performance. Major European cities such as Amsterdam, Geneva and Brussels, have adopted the doughnut model to guide their green transitions. Barbara Trachte, secretary of state of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Economic Transition and Scientific Research, explains how Brussels is using the the model to set a new direction for the city region’s economy.

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18.01.2023
Radical Pragmatism: Scottish Greens in Government

We spoke with Scottish Green Party co-leader Patrick Harvie about the prospect of independence and an energy revolution.

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13.12.2022
Are Green Parties Still Pacifist?

Ongoing conflicts and aggression around the world challenge long-held Green positions on pacifism.

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30.11.2022
Tackling Lyon’s Housing Insecurity Crisis

With housing precarity rising in the city, Lyon Metropole is taking emergency steps to provide shelter to homeless and poorly housed people.

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30.11.2022
Securing Tenant Rights in Scotland

In Scotland, housing movements’ “radical” ideas became policies after the entry of the Greens into government.

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30.11.2022
New Social Policies for Zagreb Amid a Confluence of Crises

Zagreb’s green-left municipal government is restoring the city’s capacity to deliver quality public services amid surging energy prices.

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30.11.2022
From Purchasing Power to the Power to Live with Dignity

The spike in energy prices in Belgium shows that social justice and environmental sustainability are two sides of the same coin.

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02.05.2022
Bulgaria’s Greens: From Street Protests to Government

Bulgaria’s Green deputy prime minister is determined to put the just transition on the agenda.

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31.03.2022
Should European Green Parties Go Into Government?

Studies uncover surprising lessons for Greens grappling with questions about the electoral costs of taking power.

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21.02.2022
Breaking Out of the Box: The Challenge for Irish Greens in Government

How can the Irish Greens maintain connections with grassroots activists outside of party politics whilst in government?

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