New office team!

Big news! R&D hired a new office team of five. We are excited to work together in the future, creating more local and global networks, improving our educational programs and …

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First crowdfunding campaign launched

We have just launched our crowdfunding campaign to fund R&D’s first Degrowth Briefs. You can find the campaign on Goteo. R&D envisions Degrowth Briefs as concrete and radical policy proposals …

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Degrowth will benefit the poor

by Jean-Manuel Traimond and Collectif Passerelle Capitalism creates winners and losers. Nothing new there. But the winning side, amazingly, manages to convince the losers that they, too, someday, somehow, shall …

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Beyond (against?) urban gardens

by Donatella Gasparro Despite the ambitious societal change that degrowth advocates for, degrowth proposals often bring as examples of “degrowth in practice” urban community–led food initiatives, most of which already …

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16th Anniversary

This weekend we celebrated R&D’s 16th anniversary! 16 years ago, in 2006, Research & Degrowth was founded. Since then, R&D has brought scientists, practitioners and activists together, organized events and …

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R&D receives ERC’s Synergy Grant

We are proud to announce that R&D together with Jason Hickel, Giorgos Kallis and Julia Steinberger receives one of the European Research Council’s €10M Synergy Grants. The European Research Council, …

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New book on degrowth and strategy

Check out this new book on degrowth and strategy with a foreword from R&D member Brototi Roy. The book advances the debate on strategy for social-ecological transformation. It explores what …

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The case of sustainable clothing

How degrowth shapes the way I think about economic activities by Amerissa Giannouli Since I became familiar with degrowth I have been looking at things more critically. Especially after joining …

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