[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
Laura Muñoz interviews Ginny Battson, author of Fluminism.
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.
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?
[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
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
Atawallpa Oviedo Freire underscores the profoundly destructive character of both Correist progressivism and right-wing neoliberalism as variant offshoots of essentially the same planet-devouring Western paradigm.
[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,
[Marga Mediavilla] If the dream of the future inside the minds of those who were driving technology in the 80s had been sustainable, today humanity would not be facing climate disaster, the
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,