Category Archives: de-growth

Post Doom

Regenerative conversations exploring overshoot grief, grounding, and gratitude.  These are worth spending time on.   Mostly around an hour each. A post-doom mindset is a hard-earned and often fluctuating state of being. Classic stages of grief mark a well-worn path. However, mere … Continue reading

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Do Higher Public Debt Levels Reduce Economic Growth?

https://wiiw.ac.at/do-higher-public-debt-levels-reduce-economic-growth-dlp-5976.pdf  

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Regrowth Denial

This is a copy of a piece from the Greem Dreamer pod by Kamea. This is how she describes herself: I was raised as a part of my home island of Taiwan, where I practiced the veneration of place, the … Continue reading

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Perpetual Growth?

Two pieces by Tim Morgan to bring us up to date with his thinking. Perpetual growth is an impossible fantasy – even if we wanted it #215. The price of equilibrium | Surplus Energy Economics (wordpress.com)

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Returning to a 1970s Economy Could Save Our Future

Returning to a 1970s Economy Could Save Our Future We’d contract energy use by half. Shrinking consumption is the solution we can actually live with. Second of two. Andrew Nikiforuk Today | TheTyee.caTyee contributing editor Andrew Nikiforuk is an award-winning journalist whose books … Continue reading

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Tech Won’t Save Us. Shrinking Consumption Will

Copied from the Tyee:   Tech Won’t Save Us. Shrinking Consumption Will Beyond the ‘blah blah blah’ of climate summits lies the real solution our leaders refuse to acknowledge. First of two parts. Andrew Nikiforuk Today | TheTyee.caTyee contributing editor Andrew Nikiforuk is … Continue reading

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The climate war won’t work

Tim Watkins latest piece concludes: By giving the impression that a Second World War-style mobilisation against climate change is possible, campaigning journalists like Monbiot distract us from the stark reality that the only sensible option left to us is a … Continue reading

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Reality – No need to plan for it – It will happen anyway

“All forms of economic output – literally all of the goods and services which comprise the ‘real’ economy – are products of energy. Nothing of any economic value or utility can be supplied without using energy. Energy can be defined … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Right? Kamea Chayne

This is an extraordinary discussion about the future.  Mostly new to me, so I will listen again. What Could Possibly Go Right?: Episode 56 Kamea Chayne

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A moment of truth: THE ARRIVAL OF ECONOMIC CONSTRAINT

Tim Morgan’s latest post. This concludes that: The ‘basics’ of the situation – deteriorating top-line and discretionary prosperity, rising inflation and worsening financial stress – are simply the first-order effects of the deteriorating energy-prosperity equation. More complex processes can be … Continue reading

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