Instead of reopening society for the sake of the economy, what if we continued to work less, buy less, make less—for the sake of the planet?
We are still screwed if we do not permanently alter how we produce and consume energy as a civilization.
H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson’s false dichotomy between fighting global poverty and cutting global emissions is a familiar trick.
The degrowth movement wants to intentionally shrink the economy to address climate change, and create lives with less stuff, less work, and better well-being. But is it a utopian fantasy?