Wed. Oct 20th, 2021

Common Alternatives

Creating Futures Beyond Capital and Carbon

An end to the war on nature: COP in or COP out?

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In an editorial postscript (published on 16 Sep 2021, by Globalizations journal), Barry K. Gills and Jamie Morgan return to a primary theme of the journal’s special issue on Economics and Climate Emergency. They elaborate on some aspects of, and reasons why we need, urgent and radical transformative change. They have briefly updated the trends affecting climate change and ecological breakdown, asserted the need for an end to the ‘war on nature’, which resists a dichotomy between our species and nature and make some comments on the COP process and ways forward which resist ‘trasformismo’, while embracing the need for just transitions, degrowth and practices rooted in such concepts as ‘transversalism’.

Download the PDF copy of the paper from here