Green Economy

Protecting carbon to destroy forests

TNI, FDCL, Carbon Trade Watch and IGO
April 2013

This paper provides historical background and reports of experiences on the ground to show how land and nature enclosures are central to REDD+, and why it therefore cannot be fixed.

Climate Space

March 2013

The Green Economy and financialisation of nature

October 2012



TNI/RWE public talk

3 december 2012


CREA Amsterdam

Nieuwe Achtergracht 170

A ‘Land Sovereignty’ Alternative?

September 2012

Dramatic changes around food, climate, energy, and finance in recent years have pushed questions of land use and land control back onto the centre stage of development discourse, at the very moment when the same conditions are spurring an unprecedented rush for land and water across the globe.

Video: Why do we need to oppose plans to price nature?

Pablo Solón
August 2012

Why do we need to oppose plans to price nature? What are the alternatives?

Solutions to the EU Crisis: Learning from Latin America

Interview with Pablo Solon
June 2012

Former Bolivian ambassador Pablo Solon speaks of his successes and frustrations in government, what the EU can learn from Latin America in confronting a debt crisis, and warns of the dangers of marketising nature under the guise of a 'green economy.'


Ronnie Hall and Joseph Zacune
June 2012

The European Commission's promotion of 'bioeconomies' as a central focus at Rio+20 is more about protecting banking, biotech, manufacturing, agribusiness and energy sectors then defending vulnerable communities and the environment. 

Green grabbing

Interview with Melissa Leach
June 2012

Demonstrating the economic value of nature once seemed at the forefront of progressive thinking, but on the ground it is turning into the latest wave of landgrabbing. What went wrong?

Dangerous Weapons

June 2012

Monday 18 June 11h30-13h30
Tent 21 Margarida Alves

People's Summit Rio+20
Workshop Code: 29031

Cover of the magazine, corporate gulliver being tied down by the people

Transnational Capital vs People's Resistance

June 2012

How does transnational capital function? Where does it operate? What globalised logic does it follow? What is the magnitude of its abuses and its social, economic and environmental irresponsibility? And what challenge do we see emerge for us, the people?