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Society without growth – an introduction


The talk explains basic concepts and the main ideas of a society beyond growth. It quickly resumes ideas behind GDP, the traditional growth model and its coupling to resource extraction and use as well as societal consequences. Referring to planetary boundaries, it is shown why concepts such as Green Growth are paradoxical, uncreative and unfeasible. The contribution gives insights into the significance of a post-growth society for finance, economics, social security and the people on earth.


Format: Introductory Course Explanation
Track: General / Allgemein

Language: English
Available languages: English



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