Welcome to the website of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Limits to Growth, a new platform for cross-party dialogue on economic growth in a time of environmental and social transition. Our aims are: to create the space for cross-party dialogue on environmental and social limits to growth; to assess the evidence for such limits, identify the risks and build support for appropriate responses; and to contribute to the international debate on redefining prosperity.

About the APPG

The APPG on Limits to Growth is chaired by Caroline Lucas. Officers are Daniel Zeichner, Kevin Hollinrake and Alan Whitehead. Its principal aim is to provide a platform for cross-party dialogue on economic growth in a time of environmental and social transition.

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The Debate

Economic growth is supposed to deliver rising prosperity. Higher incomes should mean better choices, richer lives, an improved quality of life for us all. That at least is the conventional wisdom. In 1972 the Club of Rome published its landmark report...

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Social Limits to Growth

This Autumn, CUSP and the APPG on Limits to Growth will be hosting a debate to mark the 40th Anniversary of Fred Hirsch’s ‘The Social Limits to Growth’. Join us for this timely discussion on Hirsch’s challenging analysis and its relevance today.

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