Energy and Environment
A 'Green Economy' is defined as an economy that reduces impact on the environment. Many advocates promote pricing mechanisms for valuing nature as a key way to factor in environmental costs into the economy that are otherwise externalised and ignored. While this may sound a good idea in theory, in practice this ends up extending corporate control into new areas from forestry to biodiversity and even the air (carbon trading), often denying access and undermining the control of marginalised communities.
'Green' Multinationals Exposed How the energy transition is being hijacked by corporate interestsPublication date:
Assessing EU plans to import hydrogen from North Africa The cases of Morocco, Algeria and EgyptPublication date:
Change Finance, not the Climate - In conversation with Oscar Reyes
If we’re going to stop the climate catastrophe that is unfolding, we will need a radical overhaul of how many things work. Our financial system has played a big role in leading us to the brink of collapse, and must be completely overhauled if we are to stand a chance. What does a fair and responsible financial system look like? How can we shift power to democratically accountable public enterprises that will move us more rapidly towards a fossil free world?