Saturday 5 October 2019
15:00-16:15
International Conference Centre

Talking about an economic revolution: GDP growth and the climate emergency

Speakers

  • Fernanda Balata — NEF
  • Dorothy Grace Guerrero — Global Justice Now
  • Laurie Laybourne Langton — Associate Fellow, IPPR
  • Chair, Caroline Lucas — Green Party MP

The pursuit of infinite economic growth is driving the climate and environmental crises and worsening inequality. Greens back a radically different economy and measures of progress, but discussion of alternatives can be turgid and technocratic. Come along to explore with experts how to communicate our post-growth vision in a practical, inspiring and doorstep-friendly way. What would abandoning GDP growth mean for local jobs or for the global south? Can the Green New Deal take us to an economy beyond GDP growth?

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