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  1. Le paradis des pollueurs

    08 December 2015
    Report

    Les accords de commerce et d’investissement sont un obstacle à la transition énergétique nécessaire à la lutte contre le changement climatique, car ils limitent la capacité des gouvernements de déterminer leurs politiques dans tous les domaines.

  2. Venezuela: terminal crisis of the rentier petro-state?

    • Edgardo Lander, Translator; Sara Shields
    02 October 2014
    Paper

    Venezuela's failure to develop an effective strategy to reduce its economy's dependence on gas and oil threatens the social successes and future viability of the Bolivarian project.

  3. COP19 Guide to Corporate Lobbying

    05 November 2013
    Report

    At a time when genuine progress towards real climate action is more vital than ever, this guide exposes how the corporations most responsible for climate change have taken over this year’s UN climate talks.

  4. Beyond Development

    23 October 2013
    Book

    Latin America is at the forefront of thinking on how to build a new sustainable economy that rejects consumerism and extractivism. An exciting compilation on new ideas such as Buen Vivir that are reshaping the global debate on how to live in harmony with each other and nature.

  5. Protecting carbon to destroy forests

    • FDCL, Carbon Trade Watch, Amigos de la Tierra Internacional (FOEI)
    16 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.

  6. Myth Busting: EU's Emissions Trading System

    11 April 2013

    Since the adoption of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), emissions have risen and the price of consumer energy went up along with the profits of many industrial actors.

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    Accounting for carbon, depoliticising plunder

    • Les Levidow
    30 November 2012

    The EU aspires to global leadership in developing ‘sustainable biofuels’, arguing they can substitute for fossil fuels, but the result has been dispossession of rural communities throughout the South.

  8. ¿La ‘soberanía de la tierra’ como alternativa?

    • Jennifer Franco, Jun Borras
    12 September 2012
    Paper

    Los cambios recientes y dramáticos en los sectores alimentario, climático, energético y financiero han vuelto a situar en el centro de los discursos sobre desarrollo cuestiones sobre el uso y control de la tierra, justo en el momento en que las mismas condiciones están impulsando una fiebre sin precedentes por hacerse con aguas y tierras en todo el mundo.

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    Vagaries of the uranium market

    • David Fig
    17 July 2012
    Paper

    The global boom in uranium production, with its associated environmental and social costs, has stalled in the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

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    Fracking and the Democratic Deficit in South Africa

    • David Fig
    11 July 2012
    Paper

    When citizens are left out of debates confined to government and the business community, the only means of influencing policy is to petition, protest, or litigate, usually after the horse has bolted. Will fracking be the latest technology introduced without any public debate?

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    Bio-Economies

    • Ronnie Hall, Joseph Zacune
    19 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. 

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    Capital transnacional vs Resistencia de los pueblos

    15 June 2012
    Report

    Este número especial de “América Latina en Movimiento” de ALAI muestra el funcionamiento del capital transnacional, los sectores en los que actúa, su lógica globalizada, la estructura de su promiscua relación con los poderes públicos a todos los niveles, la magnitud de los abusos y su irresponsabilidad social, económica y ambiental.

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    Transnational Capital vs People's Resistance

    15 June 2012
    Report

    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?

     
  14. The Green Economy: the Wolf in Sheep’s clothing

    • Edgardo Lander
    06 December 2011
    Policy briefing

    The fundamental flaw at the heart of UNEP's report "Towards a Green Economy" is its failure to analyse the extraordinarily unequal power relations that exist in today’s world, and the interests at play in the operation of this global economic system.

  15. El mercado de emisiones: cómo funciona y por qué fracasa

    • Tamra Gilbertson
    28 April 2010
    Book

    Este libro ofrece una crítica contundente y devastadora de la teoría y la práctica del comercio de emisiones, piedra angular de la política global sobre el clima.

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    Upsetting the Offset

    • Joanna Cabello, Kevin Smith, Tamra Gilbertson, Walden Bello
    16 December 2009
    Book

    The book contributes to a growing field of critics of carbon markets by highlighting several up-to-date examples of where the system has failed and often led to negative social, economic and environmental impacts in deprived countries.

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    Contours of Climate Justice

    • Edgardo Lander, Walden Bello, Ulrich Brand, Nicola Bullard, Tadzio Mueller
    25 November 2009
    Book

    This publication aims to contribute to a more sophisticated understanding of the emerging climate justice movement and to create resonances between different perspectives and spheres of engagement. The activities around the COP 15 in Copenhagen are a starting point in the creation of such a broad movement

  18. El Estado en el mundo durante el siglo XX: Claves para entender el mundo del siglo XXI

    • Ramón Fernández Durán
    25 November 2009
    Paper

    Este texto forma parte de un libro en elaboración por el autor que trata sobre la crisis global multidimensional y el previsible colapso civilizatorio hacia el que caminamos, vistos a partir de una amplia perspectiva histórica, y en el que se hace una especial reflexión sobre la agudización de la crisis energética mundial.

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    The deadly triad: Climate change, free trade and capitalism

    • Walden Bello
    19 October 2009
    Paper

    A derailment of Doha Round of trade negotiations under the World Trade Organization (WTO) will not be a sufficient condition to formulate a strategy to contain climate change, but given the likely negative ecological consequences of a successful deal, it is a necessary condition.

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    Carbon Trading

    • aleksej
    11 September 2009
    A guide to why carbon trading will not work in justly tackling climate change and what alternatives might.

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