The Scottish Degrowth Commission – Open Call


Enough! is going to host the sub-theme session "The Scottish Degrowth Commission: work, livelihoods and a ‘just transition’" with Svenja Meyerricks and Ewan Mackenzie at the joint conference of the International Degrowth Research Network and the International Society for Ecological Economics on 5th - 8th July 2021. ‘The Scottish Degrowth Commission’ is a panel...

LESS, a journal of degrowth


LESS is a journal of degrowth, radical sufficiency and decolonisation in Scotland. Each issue ideas re-imagining our economy, mixing theory and grounded practice, examples of grassroots organisation and visionary ideas for a viable future. We publish in print and distribute across the UK, articles are also published online here. Issue 2 examines degrowth and climate breakdown...

Open Call for LESS #2


LESS is a journal of degrowth, radical sufficiency and decolonisation in Scotland.  LESS questions and challenges dominant narratives about what economic progress means in Scotland, and sketches out alternative visions. The focus is on collective and democratic solutions to sustaining livelihoods that meet people’s needs while rising to the threats of climate change, ecocide and...

A Call from Scotland to Embrace Degrowth Thinking on #GlobalDegrowthDay


A Call from Scotland to Embrace Degrowth Thinking on #GlobalDegrowthDay Saturday 6th June, 2020 As long as our economy is dependent on growth, any ‘economic recovery’ from the coronavirus will be a disaster. Instead, Scotland needs a planned, sustainable, and equitable downscaling and a fundamental reorganising of the economy. Today, on #GlobalDegrowthDay, we lay out some...

Less


The Degrowth Commission is publishing the first issue of its journal 'Less' in February 2020. This is a call for papers. This is a 'economic and ecological' journal, recognising that the climate crisis is part of a wider socio-ecological crisis. Contributions are invited from anyone, this is not a publication confined to or...

An economy for Scotland that’s better than growth?


Katherine Trebeck, author of The Economics of Arrival on why Scotland needs to embrace a de-growth agenda. In 1983 President Reagan declared, ‘There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits to human intelligence, imagination and wonder’.  That was an era when students were striking against the risk of atomic war, when celebrities sang that aid and charity...