[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 be mainly local, self-sufficient, self-governing, cooperative and frugal communities.Leer
[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
[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?
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,
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,
[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.
[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