Renewable Matter # 10 / May-June

You're Wrong Kate. Degrowth is a Compelling Word

by Giorgos Kallis

Today, the ideology of degrowth is more popular than ever. This is why – replies Giorgos Kallis to Kate Raworth – it is still useful to talk about degrowth: it reminds us that you can’t have your cake and eat it.


My friend Kate Raworth “cannot bring herself to use the word” degrowth. Here are nine reasons why I use it.

1. Clear definition. “Degrowth” is as clear as it gets. Definitely no less clear...

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