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Staggering global energy inequality: Pulling Funding for Fossil Fuel Projects in Africa Is Unjust

Wealthy countries are vowing to stop funding fossil fuel projects overseas while making no such commitments at home. https://undark.org/2021/10/19/pulling-funding-for-fossil-fuel-projects-in-africa-is-unjust/ BY BENJAMIN ATTIA & MORGAN BAZILIAN 10.19.2021 Video gamers in California consume more electricity than entire nations. The average Tanzanian used … Continue reading

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Degrowth and Revolutionary Organizing – RLS-NYC

(Re)introduction: Degrowth as a Revolutionary Process Degrowth is a corrective prescription for the Global North, not the Global South. Degrowth targets the “externally conceived and managed growth-driven projects of private and government entities, from national to international levels.”[1] Driven by … Continue reading

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The Climate Crisis, Degrowth and a Global Green New Deal (part 1) – The Bullet

C.J. Polychroniou (CJP): Since the idea of a Green New Deal entered into public consciousness, the debate about climate emergency is becoming increasingly polarized between those advocating ‘green growth’ and those arguing in support of ‘degrowth’. What exactly does ‘degrowth’ … Continue reading

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What are Indigenous knowledge systems — and how can they help fight climate change? | TVO.org

Indigenous communities have their own experts and ways of knowing. Here’s how people are working to bring them together with Western science to tackle the climate emergency By Charnel Anderson – Published on Sep 30, 2021 https://www.tvo.org/article/what-are-indigenous-knowledge-systems-and-how-can-they-help-fight-climate-change

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Online master´s on Degrowth: Ecology, Economics and Policy

This is the first international master’s fully dedicated on research and policy for degrowth. The faculty consists of researchers devoting their work on degrowth-related areas and they will share and discuss their latest research with students. Participants will have the … Continue reading

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What do we produce, and why?, by Vincent Liegey (Le Monde diplomatique – English edition, October 2021)

Degrowth is a subject of global debate. For obvious environmental reasons, few still believe that infinite growth is possible in our finite world. The ‘always more’model of our unequal, productivist, consumerist society is reaching its limits. Advocates of degrowth claim … Continue reading

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Harvard cracks and a dam breaks – POLITICO

THE DAM BREAKS — Academic endowments are entering a new normal after Harvard University, the richest school in the world, said it would divest from fossil fuels. https://www.politico.com/newsletters/the-long-game/2021/09/28/harvard-cracks-and-a-dam-breaks-494502

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‘Blah, blah, blah’: Greta Thunberg lambasts leaders over climate crisis | The Guardian

Greta Thunberg has excoriated global leaders over their promises to address the climate emergency, dismissing them as “blah, blah, blah”. Carbon emissions are on track to rise by 16% by 2030, according to the UN, rather than fall by half, … Continue reading

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Indigenous resistance has stopped or delayed some 25% of US & Canadian greenhouse gas pollution over 10 years

Earlier this month, the Indigenous Environmental Network and Oil Change International released a new report entitled Indigenous Resistance Against Carbon. The report analyzes the impact Indigenous resistance to fossil fuel projects in the United States and Canada has had on … Continue reading

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Counting the hidden $12-trillion cost of a broken food system

The world’s food system costs trillions in poor health and ecological damage. On World Food Day, governments and researchers must commit to more-regular audits of these unseen expenses. Photo of a pile of carrots: One-third of food does not need … Continue reading

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