- 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?
Creating a sustainable, green economy
In the introduction post I talked briefly about the three conflicting ideas within the green movement:
- Green growth
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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