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  1. Extractivisme et Résistance en Afrique du Nord

    • Hamza Hamouchene
    20 November 2019

    L’extractivisme a réaffirmé le rôle des pays d’Afrique du Nord en tant qu’exportateurs de nature et fournisseurs de ressources naturelles, en consolidant leur intégration subordonnée dans l’économie capitaliste mondiale.

  2. Extractivism and resistance in North Africa

    • Hamza Hamouchene
    20 November 2019

    Northern African countries are key suppliers of natural resources to the global economy, from large- scale oil and gas extraction in Algeria and Tunisia, to phosphate mining in Tunisia and Morocco, to water-intensive agribusiness paired with tourism in Morocco and Tunisia. The commodification of nature and privatisation of resources entailed in these projects has led to serious environmental damages, and forced these countries into a subservient position in the global economy, sustaining and deepening global inequalities.

  3. Los acuerdos comerciales de la UE ponen en peligro la transición a las renovables

    Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs (AITEC), Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), PowerShift, Transnational Institute
    08 December 2015
    Press release
  4. Un paraíso para los contaminadores

    07 December 2015

    Los acuerdos internacionales de inversión representan un obstáculo para la transición energética que exige la lucha contra el cambio climático, ya que limitan la capacidad de los Gobiernos para determinar sus políticas en todos los ámbitos.

  5. Polluters’ Paradise

    07 December 2015

    Climate change action demands moving to an energy system based on renewables and leaving fossil fuels in the ground. International investment agreements, and particularly ISDS, stand in the way of energy transition. They limit the ability of governments to set the terms of their energy policy, including the support of renewable energy. Investment agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will further empower corporations to challenge strong government action on climate change

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    “Falsos remedios para la fiebre climática”

    30 December 2014
    In the media

    “No es posible que corporaciones como Anglo American tengan asiento privilegiado y acceso a información privilegiada en los espacios de toma de decisión, sea en el nivel nacional o internacional”, dijo la coordinadora del Programa de Justicia Económica y Resistencia al Neoliberalismo de Amigos de la Tierra Internacional (ATI), Lucia Ortiz.

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    Cumbre de los Pueblos comienza denunciando fuertemente las falsas soluciones al cambio climatico

    09 December 2014
    In the media

    Con representantes de movimientos y organizaciones sociales de más de 30 países de todo el mundo, y más de 160 actividades inscriptas, se inició en el día de hoy, lunes 8 de diciembre, la Cumbre de los Pueblos paralela a la 20ª Conferencia de las Partes de Cambio Climatico que está siendo realizada en la capital peruana, Lima.

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    Minería en El Cerrejón provoca acaparamiento de tierras, despojo y escasez de agua: ONG

    08 December 2014
    In the media

    Activistas de las organizaciones Amigos de la Tierra Internacional, Corporate Europe Observatory y Transnational Institute denunciaron hoy el supuesto lucro de la empresa Anglo American con la crisis climática.

  9. Beyond Development

    23 October 2013

    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.

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    A hard rain’s a gonna fall…….

    22 May 2013
    In the media

    Countries, such as Britain, Poland and South Africa are trying to introduce gas fracking, in the face of considerable popular opposition.

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    Europe cannot drill its way to a low-carbon economy, say climate justice groups

    21 May 2013
    Press release

    The European Union (EU) and their national governments are set to discuss increased shale gas extraction in Europe which will increase environmental and social harm as well as dangerous climate change.

  12. The global resource grab

    Jun Borras, Maryann Manahan, Yao Graham
    30 June 2011

    Worsening climate change and the emergence of new economic powers is leading to a renewed scramble for resources, with negative consequences for many impoverished communities.