Living Well in Manchester.

Our council is committed to reducing poverty: it’s a cornerstone of its strategy, but will more economic growth really deliver? Is it sustainable?  Is it even feasible given an economic system in permanent crisis?  What are the alternatives that can also rapidly reduce our shared carbon footprint?
Our new publication discusses the dilemma and suggests an alternative and realistic approach in the light of actually happening no-growth and the spectre of runaway climate change.  Is it possible for us all to prosper without the economy growing?
Read more.

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2 Responses to Living Well in Manchester.

  1. Hal says:

    Useful article that explores similar themes here: it isn’t consumerism but the system.
    http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/49654

  2. Pingback: Critique of #Manchester City Council’s Steady-State report | manchester climate monthly

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