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15.08.2018
The UK Plastic Crisis Unwrapped

Public momentum to tackle plastic waste is strong in the UK, but political barriers stall further progress.

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29.05.2018
Welfare and Work Within Planetary Limits

Now the economy has overshot key ecological limits, more sustainable social protection systems that do not depend on environmentally destructive forms of work must be found.

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05.01.2018
Our Sustainability is Someone Else’s Disaster: Cities and the Environment

Are smart techno-managerial solutions the perfect alibi for resource extraction and inequality in our cities? We talked to author and academic Maria Kaika about the way that green technology so-called solutions are sometimes anything but, and can displace real action.

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19.12.2017
Bypassing Environmental Guarantees for Good: Constitutional Reform in Greece

Could reforms on the horizon in Greece mean the end of environmental protection?

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01.07.2016
We Owe the European Dream to Citizens

The European Union is far from perfect – from a Green perspective – yet at times when it is threatened, we must rally to its defence as an idea and as a project.

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11.12.2015
The energy transition consumes large amounts of metals

Bigger cities, more wealth and increasingly complex products demand more metallic ores. This is also true for the transition towards sustainable energy.

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02.12.2015
From Sustainable Development to Degrowth: Strategic Concepts in a Time of Downturn

It is vital now to distinguish between the terms “sustainable development” and “degrowth”, as while one has lost meaning, another is more relevant than ever. Written before the start of COP21, this piece sets apart the two and highlights the importance of changing our view of what constitutes a healthy, climate-friendly economy.

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01.11.2014
The Winding Road To Paris

The UN and EU, taken over by ‘corporate capture’, aren’t doing enough to tackle climate change. Non-governmental organisations are concentrating their efforts on fostering a broad movement that will go beyond Paris 2015, because if governments do fail to deliver, action to tackle climate change will remain essential.

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01.08.2014
The Green Promise of Democracy

What do the Greens think about the current fatigue with representative democracy?

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01.08.2014
From a Green Reboot of Democracy to a Democratic Reboot of the Greens

In recent years, the volume of articles and books dedicated to the democratic crisis has been constantly expanding. The same is true of the literature addressing the ecological crisis. Yet a simultaneous reflection both on the ecological and on the democratic crisis has not accompanied this proliferation.

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