Essays about: "Degrowth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 essays containing the word Degrowth.

  1. 1. Can degrowth policies move the OECD closer to reaching social thresholds within planetary boundaries?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Kristborg Sóley Þráinsdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : degrowth; safe and just space; social thresholds; planetary boundaries; sustainability science; policy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the environmental and social challenges humanity faces are intertwined, a holistic policy approach is needed to bring operations into the ecologically safe and socially just space (SJS). Degrowth has been presented as a means for high-income countries to reach the SJS. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dystopian Narratives:Testing Qualitative Story Completion Method with Theory from Degrowth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Michelle Appelros; [2022]
    Keywords : Story Completion; Method; Degrowth; Climate crisis; Decolonization of the Imaginary; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the global north, we seem well informed of the pending climate crisis, but despite criticism of un-sustainability, it seems as if we lack alternatives to eco-modernist solutions. Although not unproblematic, degrowth and other alternatives do exist, but are somehow non-existing in the public debate. READ MORE

  3. 3. We have an emergency, we need to slow down: social innovations and degrowth towards a sustainable fashion sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Evelina Danielsson Valladares; Matthieu Thomas; [2022]
    Keywords : Degrowth; Socio-cultural change; Social Innovation; Sustainable Fashion; Fashion Practice; Values; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Led by the growth paradigm, the fashion sector finds itself in patterns of overproduction and overconsumption putting immense pressure on socio-ecological systems. To tackle this current system, the degrowth movement emerges as a plausible solution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Sustainable Lifestyles : An exploration of Cohousing in the North American context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Jesus Diaz Moreno; [2022]
    Keywords : pro-environmental behaviour; cohousing; sustainable lifestyles;

    Abstract : Considering current urban challenges within the United States, the stewardship of massive, unsustainable living and consumption, collaborative cohousing communities appear to hold substantial potential as agents of change delivering sustainable-oriented lifestyles. This research examines the internal drives that intervene in adopting environmentally friendly habits and explores how they are facilitated inside this type of residence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Technological Innovation in Sweden from a Degrowth Perspective

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Divyangi Singh; [2022]
    Keywords : degrowth; technological innovation; ecosystem;

    Abstract : This research focuses on the relationship between technological innovation and degrowth. The aim is to highlight the importance of degrowth discourse and contribute to a conception of entrepreneurial innovation that could allow for a degrowth society to emerge. READ MORE