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Creating a sustainable, green economy

In the introduction post I talked briefly about the three conflicting ideas within the green movement:

  • Green growth
  • Steady-state
  • Degrowth

So, what’s this discussion all about? There’s a consensus that economical growth is the most important root cause when we’re talking about ecological problems. Since growth (the constant increase of material-usage) it’s the root of the problem, it’s also the most important factor to work on. The key to developing towards an ecologically sustainable society lies within changing our economic system. The biggest question however remains: How? Green growth, steady-state and degrowth are the three main topics in this discussion.

I’ll describe these three visions more in detail in this post. At the…

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WHY I DO WHAT I DO As a designer and entrepreneur, I want to develop systems that have a strong impact on short term and will guide society towards a more sustainable, social and economically different system in the long term. WHAT I DO I blog about and do projects with people and organisations driven by passion. I'm always on the look for new projects, ideas and people to meet, contact me!
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