Make Change Happen podcast episode 4
The trouble with growth
The concept of economic growth has dominated political and policy thinking for 50 years. But increasingly, that hold is being questioned, as the urgent need to cut emissions, protect nature and create a more socially just world becomes ever clearer.
In this episode of the Make Change Happen podcast, IIED director Andrew Norton leads the discussion with Clare Shakya, director of IIED's climate change research group, Paul Steele, IIED chief economist, and Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed, IIED’s head of blue economy, asking: what is the trouble with growth, and how can we fix it?