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Speaker: Joachim Spangenberg

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As a biologist, ecologist and economist I am approaching new economy and degrowth issues from an interdisciplinary perspective. Being both a scientists and an activist with Friends of the Earth, that combines to a transdisciplinary approach.
My most recent work was on biodiversity loss (contributing to the IPBES-GA), and the role economic expansion plays in it. Currently I am involved in critical assessments of the bio-economy initiatives on the national and European level (part of the green growth policy), both scientifically and in campaigning.