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RSA Islington Network: exploring degrowth

Fellowship Event / Online

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Online via Zoom

  • Climate change

Join us – the RSA Islington Network – at this online discussion to explore the far-reaching and radical ideas of “degrowth”.

After 70 years of pursuing vibrant economic growth across the globe, there are now calls for degrowth – to replenish our increasingly denuded planet and restore its atmosphere to one that reliably supports life.

But degrowth means different things to different people. We will explore three distinct views: market-led degrowth, society-led degrowth, and planet-led degrowth. In breakout groups, we will discuss how these different views lead to different ambitions and responses, which are the most akin to our own, and if they can be brought together.

Join us as we consider and question our beliefs and gain insights into other perspectives, so that we can have more constructive conversations with people whose views differ from our own, and become better able to influence this live but under-discussed concept. 

On registration you will receive a link to a small amount of evocative pre-event reading, which will help set the scene.

This event continues the RSA Islington Network’s theme for this year: reducing Islington’s impact on the planet. Participants beyond Islington (Fellow and non-Fellow) are welcome. 

Taking part in RSA online events

To participate in the event, you will need to register for a ticket to receive the details to join.

Please note that for this event, latecomers who arrive more than 15 minutes after the start time will not be admitted.

Attendees will need to register for a free Zoom account and download their software. To understand more about how Zoom uses your data, please read their Privacy Policy in advance.

We record many of our online events. By attending this online event you accept that you may appear in RSA videos as a participant. Our intention is to use any recording of this event for learning purposes and to document the content of the discussion. Currently we do not have plans to share this recording publicly, but may do so in the future.

If you have any questions, or to let us know of any access requirements or reasonable adjustments you require, please email: networks@rsa.org.uk