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Government Has Negotiated Itself Into A Corner Over ETS Auction

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 4:21 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

If the coalition government wants a “strong and stable ETS”, as the Minister for Climate Change has recently stated , the price of petrol and diesel will rise, causing inflation and public disapproval, according to Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand ... More >>

Petition for implementing an effective fossil fuel reduction scheme in NZ

Monday, 4 December 2023, 5:56 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

Given the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a group is calling for the investigation of a more effective approach than the current Emissions Trading Scheme. Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand (DANZ) will present its petition with 722 signatures ... More >>

Renewables – Almost Impossible In A Growing Economy

Monday, 18 September 2023, 7:35 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

Hydrolakes in Aotearoa/New Zealand have had many years of low rainfall, but it is now happening more frequently. In dry years we revert to coal generation, making the transition to renewables harder. When New Zealand hydroelectricpower stations ... More >>

Upcoming Conference Explores A Future Beyond Growth

Sunday, 10 September 2023, 9:43 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand is hosting its first conference on degrowth next weekend, entitled Beyond Growth Aotearoa. This two-day conference will run over 16 – 17 September, and will feature online presentations by French degrowth scholar Timothee Parrique and US-based ... More >>

Planned Obsolescence Legislation Should Be An Easy Win For The Degrowth Movement

Saturday, 26 August 2023, 5:47 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

The degrowth movement is a global movement that advocates for a transition to a less consumerist and more sustainable way of life. One of the key tenets of the degrowth movement is opposition to planned obsolescence. Planned obsolescence is the practice ... More >>

Commercial Banks’ Dangerous Power Over Business Investment

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 4:58 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

The power of banks to create money as interest-bearing debt has a dangerous influence on the global economy. By allowing commercial banks to do this, we give them the power to decide what resources are mined, manufactured, and grown. And because they ... More >>

Labouring For A Better, Not Bigger Future

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 2:45 pm | Degrowth Aotearoa New Zealand

By Sahra Kress “Our hope can only ever be as strong as our struggle”1.  I am writing about the future from my position as a midwife, for two reasons. I am passionately concerned about the future of every child I deliver. Also, being intimately More >>




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