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Energy grabbing

David Llistar (@superllisti), ODG.

June 2015. 7 pag.

This paper defines energy grabbing as a powerful concept that visualizes the impacts of high dependent energy consumers. The Spanish case is analysed showing that the current Spanish energy model, as others economies of the western world, requires external violence. To transition to a model that respects other peoples and future generations is needed.

Temàtiques: 

  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

External Responsibility. An assesment of its effects on global biodiversity loss.

15th October. 12 meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12). Pyongchang. South Korea.

(see the attached flyier) Technical experts with substantial expertise will bring-in different case studies that may be replicated in other territories of the world. The event is co-organized by ODG, which will present its research on the impact of Catalonia on global biodiversity loss, and about the need to include foreign responsibility criteria into domestic decissions. This research and the...

Temàtiques: 

  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Cooperation to Development Co.

Towards a consensus of cooperation actors on the finance for the development.

The manifesto “Development Cooperation Co." arises from the malaise caused by the governments' commitment to a development cooperation model that empties the word "cooperation" and opens the door to new forms of business investment. We believe that the interests of transnational corporations in maximizing profits are in conflict with a human, sustainable and equitable development , and we...

Temàtiques: 

  • Extraterritoriality