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CEFO seminar – A Green New Deal Beyond Growth with Riccardo Mastini
2020-11-03 kl. 10:15 - 12:00 UTC+2
Welcome to our upcoming seminar titled: A Green New Deal Beyond Growth!
When: November 3 kl. 10.15-12.00
Where: Online via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/61129101298 Meeting ID: 611 2910 1298
The emerging political discourse of the Green New Deal postulates the need for an active role of the State in the economy to drive the ecological transition by deploying the power of public investment and coordination. However, a truly transformative Green New Deal must also move beyond the ‘growth paradigm’ by decreasing energy and material use in affluent countries, decommodifying the basic necessities of life, and democratizing economic production.
Riccardo Mastini is a PhD Candidate at Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Autonomous University of Barcelona. Riccardo is a policy advisor for the international campaign Green New Deal for Europe. He is a member of the academic collective Research & Degrowth and of the international network Wellbeing Economy Alliance. You find his webpage here and you can follow him on Twitter and Facebook.