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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28.06.2022
Is Degrowth the Future?

A new book exploring the origins, sub-currents, and evolution of degrowth, as well as the solutions it offers for the future.

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05.01.2022
Degrowth Is About Global Justice

Jason Hickel argues that only degrowth can steer the world away from its worsening ecological crisis. We sat down with him to discuss his new book and ask what degrowth would mean for relations between the Global North and South.

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15.04.2021
Transforming Work, Reimagining Education

The need to reorganise work can be justified both in social and ecological terms.

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13.04.2021
Beyond the Growth Imperative

What does environmental economist Tim Jackson’s latest book, Post Growth, have to say about breaking the growth chokehold?

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11.03.2020
Hooked on Growth: Rewiring Institutions for Wellbeing

A new policy paradigm needs to emerge that is capable of thinking broadly and ecologically about wellbeing, sustainability, and justice.

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02.03.2020
Questioning Our Limits to Leave Scarcity Behind

Rather than insisting on external limits, environmentalists should call for society to make its own.

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13.03.2019
Global Means

Sociologist and thinker reinvents the institutions of the liberal global order. Fly through a 30-year rescue of social rights and the environment from the ravages of unbridled globalisation.

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09.11.2018
Beyond the Choke Hold of Growth: Post-growth or Radical Degrowth?

Part two of an interview with key thinkers at the Post-Growth 2018 conference at the European Parliament.

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31.10.2018
The Politics of Post-Growth

At the Post-Growth 2018 conference at the European Parliament, key thinkers discuss today’s possibilities for imagining a world beyond growth.

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