Even though I said in a previous post I wasn’t going to convince people on topics like global warming and the necessity of biodiversity, I figured it could be interesting to give a brief overview on how the green movement came to be. What is the origin of terms like sustainability, global footprint, steady-state economics… and what are their main arguments?
In this 5 part-post I will give an overview, going from why something like a green movement came to be up until the role and bigger picture of economics in this story of sustainability. For those who do not want to read the entire 5 posts, here’s an index:
- Part 1: The Challenge
- Part 2: From sustainable development to sustainable transition
- Part 3: Paradigm shift
- Part 4: Empowerment
- Part 5a: Sustainable economics: introduction
- Part 5b: Sustainable economics: growth, steady-state or degrowth?
In the first post of this overview I would like to talk…
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