Why degrowth has outgrown its own name

Here’s what troubles me about degrowth: I just can’t bring myself to use the word. And with the help of smoke bombs, elephants and lighthouses, I can explain why.

Check out the five reasons why I think degrowth needs a new name in my guest post on Duncan Green’s Poverty to Power blog.

Giorgos Kallis, one of the leading thinkers in the degrowth movement, will reply tomorrow. But since there are, no doubt, many views on this, it would be great to hear them – so please do leave a comment too.

You can read the full article here.

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