[Luis González Reyes] We are going through an acute energy crisis whose principal cause is not environmental limits but the need and possibility for constant expansion of capitalism on a finite planet. The hyper-technological renewables cannot resolve this energy crisis due to their intrinsic properties distinct from those of fossilLeer
[Luis González Reyes] We are going through an acute energy crisis whose principal cause is not environmental limits but the need and possibility for constant expansion of capitalism on a finite planet.
[Ted Trainer] The conventional conception of development condemns most of the world’s people to exploitation and misery. The single most important step in their liberation is the debunking of this powerful ideological
Interview with Alberto Garzón and Eva García on the evolution of the Spanish United Left party towards degrowth
Alberto Garzón: "The main virtue of degrowth is to state that the objective is to scale down in an organized, planned manner, compatible with democratic principles and values, and not through a
(Originally published at the author’s blog.) I start this post by referring to the IPCC report published past August. There were very important sentences, by which my friend Ferran Puig talks about
Silvia Román reviews the recent report by Joám Evans Pim and Ann Dom which aims to imagine a world free of mining.
[Red de Futuros Indígenas] Facing a climate crisis that threatens our future on the planet, that puts our lives and territories at risk, representatives from more than 20 Indigenous peoples are
Springer Publishing succumbs to legal bullying, and why this matters in the struggle for a sustainable and just world
The academic publisher Springer Publishing has recently canceled a contract to publish an important new book, Canadian Mining in the Aftermath of Genocides in Guatemala: The Violence, Corruption, and Impunity of Contemporary
[Mark H. Burton] The task is to promote enactable short-range policies that take us towards a post-growth future. These need to be transformational in effect, setting in motion a set of changes,
[Luis González Reyes] During this process there will be great social upheaval, and the suffering of wide swathes of the population is almost guaranteed. For this reason, focusing on justice and democracy
An ecosocial modest proposal by Miguel Brieva from the coronavirus pandemic. How about if we take advantage of such a complex and extraordinary situation to draw some valuable conclusions?
Open letter by Marga Mediavilla to Fridays For Future: "There is one thing that worries me. In your speeches on climate change you can find demands for very ambitious decarbonization objectives proposing,
[Xabier Vázquez Pumariño] A society with a little more consciousness and responsibility would be terrified of the surrounding continuous forest masses of pines, eucalyptus and acacias which are inflammable and inextinguishable, and
[Luis González Reyes] Fascism appeared and grew in a context of material shortages and existential anxiety, with the common idea that there were not enough resources for everyone and that it was
[Adrián Almazán] The violence generated by the desire to maintain priviledges, or by the imposition from above of what we we need in the case of a lack of agreement, will force