Can we continue with an “economy of growth”? – And if not, what are the implications?
This was the theme of a two-days conference held in Vienna from 26th – 27th November 2010 which brought together some of Europe’s specialists in economics and social research. The conference was organised by PLENUM Gmbh (a consulting agency for holistic sustainable development) and ESD (European Association for the Promotion of Sustainable Development)
In a “peak everything era” (Ref; Richard HEINBERG) with an increasing scarcity in many respects, what type of guiding v i s i o n is necessary to bring about the necessary changes in social and institutional arrangements?