Climate change already affects agricultural industry
Agricultural activity in some regions of Latin America has been losing competitiveness in international markets, largely due to the effects of climate change.
Brazil and the Amazon Summit: Climate, fight against hunger and agroecology
The Amazon Summit to be held in August could be the first international meeting where Lula, as host, will propose general frameworks for the environmental debate.
Sustainability and people’s inner life
Sustainability management has focused on ecological processes, economic markets and political dynamics and neglecting the transformative influence of people’s “inner life”: their emotions, values, beliefs and identities.
Petro, Biden and the Latin American energy transition
For Petro, the summit with Biden was an endorsement of his ambitious energy transition policy, which positions Colombia as the first oil-producing country to propose a ban on new exploration projects.
Mother Earth is beyond human beings
Under the leadership of Bolivia, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 April as International Mother Earth Day through a resolution adopted in 2009.
Argentina’s Blindness to Climate Change
The Argentine government’s neo-developmentalist eagerness to move forward with offshore exploration not only ignores the harmful effects of this activity but also forgets its financial risks.
Latin America sidesteps energy transition
Many countries in the region continue to grant huge benefits to the oil industry.
Fires and Pyrocene as a masterpiece of modern reason
They are caused, above all, by the deliberate burning of grasslands and extreme drought, exacerbated by climate change.
The climate crisis: a crisis of leadership and imagination
CoP27 has come and gone. As we start 2023, with all the best intentions and resolutions, we wonder who will support and operationalize the agreements reached?
Polanyi’s view in Anthropocene times
Reading Polanyi in times of climate emergency implies focusing the analysis on nature and the place of the market in solving the climate challenge or reversing biodiversity loss.