• “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”
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    “The Focus is ‘Enough’ Rather Than ‘More’”

    The mainstream economics notion that unfettered growth accompanied by greater consumption and productivity benefits society is false, argues Rob Dietz, Program Director at the Post Carbon Institute.

  • “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”
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    “How Can You Make Consumption Sustainable?”

    It has been suggested that if everyone on planet Earth lived the way we do in the developed world, we would need four planets. Present-day consumerism is unsustainable – but how can it be replaced?

  • “Is Consumerism Preventing Us from Being Happy?”
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    “Is Consumerism Preventing Us from Being Happy?”

    Choices, choices everywhere. Keeping up with the latest fashion and gadgets is not just cash-intensive but also time-consuming. Think about it this way: What else could you be doing with the time not spent consuming?