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Watch the roundtable presenting Passerelle Collection’s n°22

"Democracies Under Pressure. Authoritarianism, Repression, Struggles"

You can watch here the roundtable discussing the latest issue of Passerelle Collection Democracies Under Pressure. Authoritarianism, Repression, Struggles, which was held online on Wednesday, May 19th 2021 on ritimo’s PeerTube account.

Good catch, bad catch

Bonne pêche, mauvaise pêche

Les pêcheurs se sentent désormais dévalorisés dans leurs savoirs du fait de l’introduction des nouvelles techniques (chalut, sonar, GPS). Rares sont les pêcheurs qui encouragent leurs enfants à travailler dans la pêche. Quand leurs revenus s’améliorent, ils incitent leurs enfants à étudier. Le métier (...)

, by KENYON Laura

Four things you should know about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Quatre choses à savoir sur la catastrophe nucléaire de Fukushima

Dissimulation de défauts de conception et de production dans certaines parties des réacteurs de Fukushima, nombre de personnes évacuées vivant toujours - deux ans plus tard - en logement temporaire, fabricants des réacteurs qui font maintenant des bénéfices en nettoyant la catastrophe qu’ils ont (...)

, by ETC Group

The World of Geoengineering

Le monde de la géo-ingénierie

ETC Group publie une carte du monde de la géo-ingénierie - un ensemble de technologies expérimentales qui visent à modifier intentionnellement le climat à l’échelle globale et régionale. Cette carte documente près de 300 projets de géo-ingénierie, des recherches et expérimentations à l’échelle (...)

The Two Sudans : a tour of the neighborhood

Les deux Soudans : Un tour de voisinage

Résumé en français : Avant l’indépendance du Sud-Soudan en juillet 2011, le Soudan était le plus grand pays d’Afrique, et partageait une frontière avec neuf pays.
Aujourd’hui, les deux Soudans sont au cœur d’une région au contexte géopolitique compliqué où se rejoignent le Sahara, le Sahel, la Corne de (...)

, by Himal Southasian , ADVE Nagraj

"Development" at uncommon cost

Le coût exhorbitant du développement

Cet article rend compte de l’ouvrage ’Communities, Commons and Corporations" édité par Perspectives, une organisation non-gouvernementale d’étudiants et chercheurs de l’université de Delhi. Leur objectif est de "rendre compte de la vie et des luttes des populations qui se situent à la marge de la loi (...)

, by Down to earth

Sunshine sector loses sheen

By Kushal Pal Singh and Jonas Hamberg

About 40 kilometres from Delhi, in the bustling real estate market of Noida-Greater Noida, lies the biggest irony that the renewable energy industry faces. Indosolar, the country’s largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic cells, has set up a 400 megawatt unit. [...]
Polysilicon wafers, the (...)

, by Infochange

How much do Indians consume?

By Darryl D’Monte

While India’s per capita material consumption is still low, a new report reveals that in 50 years India’s consumption of fossil fuels increased 12 times, construction materials 9 times and industrial materials and ores 8.6 times. How will India support its growing economy sustainably?
Just (...)

, by Our Water Commons

Water Solutions

As we seek to better understand what circumstances local alternatives for democratic, equitable and sustainable control of water Commons are working best, water justice activists in the North and South continue to rediscover the wealth of alternatives in the indigenous societies that so-called (...)

, by India together

Film: Witness to a changing world

By Shoma Chatterji

Akanksha Joshi’s film chronicles the changing world through the lives of age-old communities and the adaptations they are forced into. Shoma Chatterji reviews Earth Witness.
Earth Witness. Reflections on the Times and the Timeless is a documentary film made by Akanksha Joshi. It won the Best (...)

, by Frontline

India: No room for development

By T.K. Rajalkshmi

The housing and houselisting census data do not paint a rosy picture of India in terms of basic amenities for its households.
The data on household amenities and assets, released recently by the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India, are a stark reminder of the (...)

, by Focus on the global south

Water Commons, Water Citizenship and Water Security

"(The) water crisis is largely our own making. It has resulted not from the natural limitations of the water supply or lack of financing and appropriate technologies, even though these are important factors, but rather from profound failures in water governance.” – UNDP on water governance
“What (...)

, by Global Forest Coalition

REDD Realities

How strategies to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation could impact on biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples in developing countries
Executive Summary
This publication includes independent monitoring reports on the development of national strategies to Reduce Emissions (...)

, by The Gaia Foundation

Launch of the Pandora’s Box Report

Today, Wednesday 29th February, marks the launch of our new report Opening Pandora’s Box - A New Wave of Land Grabbing for the Extractive Industries and The Devastating Impact on Earth. This much anticipated report alerts global citizens to the dynamics in the extractive industries as a whole, (...)

, by Solutions

Throwing Out the Free Market Playbook: An Interview with Naomi Klein

Perhaps one of the most well-known voices for the Left, Canadian Naomi Klein is an activist and author of several nonfiction works critical of consumerism and corporate activity, including the best sellers No Logo (2000) and Shock Doctrine (2007).
In your cover story for the Nation last year, (...)

Excreta Matters

State of India’s Environment 7 (2-vol. Set)

By the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), 2-vol. Set (296 pages and 496 pages), 80$
This is India’s first and most comprehensive survey presented in an attractive 2-volume set on the state of its water and its management. It is the 7th Report in our highly popular SOE Series. It would be (...)