Mon. Sep 23rd, 2019

Common Alternatives

Creating Futures Beyond Capital and Carbon

Climate, Water, and Livelihood Skills: A Post- Development Reading of the SDGs

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Ariel Salleh

Did the 21st Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
agree to the recommended carbon emissions target of 1.58C? No: citizens and activists observing
the December 2015 Paris meeting simply encountered business as usual. But climate politics will
go nowhere as long as peoples’ movements remain locked into debates over arithmetic. It is time
to reset the start line for climate struggles in a place that transcends silo thinking and its reductionist
episteme. (read more)