[Luis González Reyes] Contemplating a diminutive virus from the heights of anthropocentrism, the west, neoliberalism and globalization: maybe we could learn something from it.
Tagged: climate change
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, for example, the replacement of all fossil fuels by 2050 or 2100.”
[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 would turn the policy of reducing and fragmenting them into a state issue.
[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 not possible to respond to problems through solidarity. It was therefore seen as logical that the socially superior group should be placed above everyone else. Now in the 21st C this idea has returned with great strength.
[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 us to remember that managing to stop climatic emergency, or the social and ecological crisis in general, will mean struggle and resistence.