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Winne van Woerden

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Winne van Woerden works at Commons Network, an Amsterdam-based think-thank. She holds an MSc in Global Health from the University of Maastricht and a master's candidate in Degrowth: Policy, Economy and Ecology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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Winne van Woerden

Debunking the myth of green growth

“We can decouple growth from environmental pressures.” “Technological innovation will give us a sustainable economy and that’s why we need growth.” “We can have sustainability and growth at the same time” When in the midst of a heated conversation over solutions to the ecological crisis, there will always be that one person bringing up a sentences like this.

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