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Matthias Schmelzer

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Matthias Schmelzer is an economic historian and transformation researcher. He is currently substitute Professor for Social-Ecological Transformation at the University of Flensburg.

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Matthias Schmelzer

Contesting the growthocene — from capitalist realism to ecological reduction

We are presently at 1.2 degrees of global warming and the effects are already immense: floods, droughts, displacement, extinction, etc. Yet according to the IPCC, existing government policies have us on track for 2.4 to 3.2 degrees of global heating this century

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