Ted Trainer reaction to a recent article by Indrajit Samarajiva.Leer
[Jorge Riechmann] Merely adding (electricity generation capacity with renewables) is not making any transition. It is also necessary to relinquish, to do without, to know how to let go.
[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
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
[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
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