[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
[Ted Trainer] The cultural change is the crucial factor, and prefiguring is the best way to introduce and spread the understandings that a) capitalism must be scrapped and b) the alternative must
(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.
Some inconvenient questions. Open letter to the politicians responsible for the Ecological Transition, in Spain and in Europe
[Antonio Turiel] Why are we going to condemn ourselves to an unsustainable and impossible model that is going to fail, when there may be a viable and much less expensive alternative?
Carlos Taibo: “Living better with less only makes sense if we have already radically redistributed the wealth”
Guillermo Martínez talks to the Spanish de-growth theorist about subjects such as ecofascism, the culture of constant hurry, and the need to respond to climate change with transition to a non-patriarchal and
Report by Pedro A. Prieto on the feasibility of a 100% decarbonized society based on 100% renewable energy: "we are facing a challenge very likely beyond our means. It is therefore an
[Martin Mantxo] In Texas, once again, the neoliberalism that proposes the privatization of public services and resources as the optimal form of management, proves once again to be not only a social,
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,
20 Reasons to Prefer Degrowth to the Green New Deal (as a political option to address the collapse of civilization)
[Manuel Casal-Lodeiro] Text of the talk at the Universidad Socioambiental de la Sierra de Guadarrama in the round table dialog about ecosocialism, ecofeminism, degrowth, and the Green New Deal, "Crossroads in the
(Transcription of original interview by Gema Castellano for Informativos.net, in December 2018. Translation: Amelia Burke —Fabricants de Futur— and Steven Johnson.) Gema Castellano: Antonio Turiel, researcher at CSIC. We’ve discussed energy two or
Video by Global Justice Ecology Project on false natural solutions to Climate Change for the profit of companies and the destruction of indigenous land and resources.
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,
[Antonio Turiel] Don’t expect a breaking point, things are not going to change radically overnight, rather there will be a gradual fall, however not exactly a slow one.