Zoe Drummond

Zoe Drummond, Global Justice Now

Role

Youth activist

Biography

Zoe is a member of our youth network. She has a particular interest in climate justice activism. 

Latest posts

Degrowth could be the answer to the climate crisis: five takeaways from our climate justice conference

It is almost stated as an unquestionable fact: increasing GDP improves lives by lifting people out of poverty. However, it’s clear to see that economic growth does not necessarily reduce poverty. Rising country GDP more often than not goes hand in hand with unequal income distribution; it’s simply the accumulation of wealth for the richest 1%, while the number of people living in poverty are unaffected.