Is Green Growth Possible?

  title={Is Green Growth Possible?},
  author={J. Hickel and G. Kallis},
  journal={New Political Economy},
  pages={469 - 486}
  • J. Hickel, G. Kallis
  • Published 2020
  • Economics
  • New Political Economy
  • ABSTRACT The notion of green growth has emerged as a dominant policy response to climate change and ecological breakdown. Green growth theory asserts that continued economic expansion is compatible with our planet’s ecology, as technological change and substitution will allow us to absolutely decouple GDP growth from resource use and carbon emissions. This claim is now assumed in national and international policy, including in the Sustainable Development Goals. But empirical evidence on… CONTINUE READING
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