The Pursuit of Growth is a Disaster for Our Country and Our Planet

From Westminster to Beijing, politicians and economists believe growth is the path to progress and prosperity. But are they blindly leading us towards catastrophe?

Join us as we debate one of the most important ideas in the history of the modern world – one that a growing number of advocates believe is no longer fit for purpose.

Proposing the Motion: Ida Kubiszewski, Associate Professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity at UCL; and Danny Dorling, Professor in the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

Opposing the Motion: Robert Colvile, Sunday Times columnist and Director of the Centre for Policy Studies; and Sam Alvis, head of Economy, Green Alliance.

Moderated by Hannah MacInnes.

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