At first glance, Venice is a city struggling to balance it's heritage with the globalized modern culture. But another, not so obvious struggle is the one against time, against the threat of flooding as a result of climate change. It is in this sense that Venetians are trying to live more sustainable lives, by walking and cycling, as well as fighting to exclude the large tourist cruise ships from sailing the venetian channels. Thus, it seems fitting that the 3rd International Conference on Degrowth, Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity took place in Venice.
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