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This is a tool for shared comprehension, documentation and information, so as to debate concepts. The Lexicommon is a glossary that aims at being multilingual and multicultural.
The concepts exposed here are related to the causes, the issues and innovative solutions in the face of the "convergence of the crisis". They offer a new way of looking at things in order to foster and renew socially-aware practices, to accompany research projects, to help civic involvement and public action evolve. It is intended to be open to discution and critical contribution.

  • Ecological debt

    Initially, the ecological debt is a political tool which was developed by countries of the South in order to question the illegitimate (...)

  • Externalities

    Costs and profits which translate an activity’s economic and social impact but that are not fully included in its account statement. (...)