PODCAST: Degrowth: why some economists think abandoning growth is the only way to save the planet

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By Daniel Merino
Assistant Science Editor & Co-Host of The Conversation Weekly Podcast

By Gemma Ware
Editor and Co-Host, The Conversation Weekly Podcast

Some economists have long argued that to really save the planet – and ourselves – from the climate crisis, we need a fundamental overhaul of the way our economies work. In this episode of The Conversation Weekly, we explore the ideas of the degrowth movement and their calls for a contraction in the world’s consumption of energy and resources. We also compare degrowth to other post-growth proposals for governments to reduce their fixation with economic growth.
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Source- The Conversation Weekly, October 21, 2021.(Under Creative Commons Licence)
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