Artikel von: Christoph Kueffer

Christoph Kueffer is Professor of Urban Ecology at the Landscape Architecture School in Rapperswil (OST), Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich, and Affiliated Professor of Environmental Humanities at Franklin University Switzerland. Christoph’s research focuses on urban ecology, biodiversity conservation in anthropogenic landscapes and environmental humanities.
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A green deal cannot be left to economics and engineering

To stay within the ecological carrying capacity of our planet, we need to fundamentally transform the economy. We must look beyond technological solutions to find truly regenerative ways of living which restore rather than further deplete natural capital. Such a nature-based economy hinges on social innovations and new economic thinking, including degrowth and care economy.