Less


The Degrowth Commission is publishing the first issue of its journal 'Less' in February 2020. This is a call for papers. This is a 'economic and ecological' journal, recognising that the climate crisis is part of a wider socio-ecological crisis. Contributions are invited from anyone, this is not a publication confined to or...

‘Deep Adaptation, Deep Solidarity’ film footage: Jem Bendell and Gehan Macleod


On the 21st of September 2019, Enough! hosted (in collaboration with Bella Caledonia and the Centre for Human Ecology) the event Deep Adaptation, Deep Solidarity in the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow to explore the following questions: What does climate breakdown mean for us in practice? How do our lives need to change to respond...

Enough! Response to Programme of Government


Enough! Welcomes the Programme of Government as an acknowledgement of and commitment to responding to the Climate Emergency. The Enough Collective, Scotland's new climate and economy think-tank, has issued the following statement on the Scottish Government's Programme for Government and its climate emergency policies. Enough! repeats our assertion that any efforts to tackle climate change...

How Scotland Can Escape the ‘Great Car Economy’


Roads to Nowhere: can Scotland Escape the ‘Great Car Economy?’ The use of the term “movement” to describe mass political organisation has its origins in the mid-19th century. At a time when enormous industrial growth had created a vogue for speed and motion, the metaphorical link to transport was clear. Amidst all those new railways, steam packets ploughing the oceans,...

Marie Kondo and the Anthropocene


The Netflix craze of the year is the comforting appearance of Marie Kondo bringing her domestic Zen presence to Western homes.  De-cluttering as crisis-management, a sort of pious lifestyle comfort-viewing for the existentially distressed.  It’s the world being sorted by folding towels properly. But there’s a deeper current at play, and that’s the crisis of accumulation....

An economy for Scotland that’s better than growth?


Katherine Trebeck, author of The Economics of Arrival on why Scotland needs to embrace a de-growth agenda. In 1983 President Reagan declared, ‘There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits to human intelligence, imagination and wonder’.  That was an era when students were striking against the risk of atomic war, when celebrities sang that aid and charity...