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Peter Custers: green means zero growth

From Le Monde Diplomatique

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Break with all history since the industrial revolution

With the world economy in disarray and military expenditure spiralling, what hopes are there of a genuinely Green New Deal? In this month’s podcast, George Miller talks to Peter Custers, an expert on the international arms trade, about his article “Towards zero growth ”, which argues that “an economy that refuses to grow” is exactly what the world economy must aim for.

He sees positive signs in Germany’s policy on renewable energy and offers his verdict on how green Barack Obama will turn out to be.

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