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    New report: Rio Tinto’s biodiversity offset in Madagascar

    New report reveals biodiversity offsets as double landgrab in the name of biodiversity

    In September 2015 Re:Common and the World Rainforest Movement (WRM) carried out a joint field visit to investigate the Rio Tinto QMM biodiversity offset project in the Anosy region of south-eastern Madagascar. On the occasion of the Rio Tinto AGM on 14 April in London, WRM and Re:Common are today releasing the report that describes the findings of our investigation. Read More

  • "No tap" graffiti, Puglia Coast. Image by Laure Cops, Wouter Vanmol and Berber Verpoest.

    Walking the line

    Emma Hughes

    Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west’s dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. “Of course we need a different energy model,” Alberto Santoro states emphatically. “It is not enough to simply replace fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. Who controls the energy is just as important.” Alberto lives on his family’s farm in the heel of southern Italy... Read more

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    The case of the Bilateral Investment Treaty Italy-Colombia

    In 2014, under the new EU Investment Policy, the European Commission authorised member states to open formal negotiations with third countries, to conclude Bilateral investment agreements. Just a few months later, the Italian government asked and obtained permission from the European Commission to negotiate a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with Colombia. The new Re:Common's briefing "Investment happiness and human rights violations. Read more and download the briefing

Webdoc – Walking the line

Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west’s dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. Watch the webdoc

Walking the line

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"No tap" graffiti, Puglia Coast. Image by Laure Cops, Wouter Vanmol and Berber Verpoest.

Emma Hughes 8 March 2016 – https://www.opendemocracy.net/ Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west’s dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. “Of course we need a different energy model,” Alberto Santoro states emphatically. “It is not enough to simply replace fossil fuels […]

The case of the Bilateral Investment Treaty Italy-Colombia

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Copertina briefing Investimenti

Investment happiness and human rights violations The case of the Bilateral Investment Treaty Italy-Colombia In 2014, under the new EU Investment Policy, the European Commission authorised member states to open formal negotiations with third countries, to conclude Bilateral investment agreements. Just a few months later, the Italian government asked and obtained permission from the European […]

Paths Beyond Paris: Movements, action and solidarity towards Climate Justice

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Source: Carbon Trade Watch After over 20 years of international climate change negotiations, talks continue to move further away from identifying the root causes of the climate crisis. These short, sharp articles highlight years of struggle, passion and commitment towards environmental, social and climate justice. The writings found in this booklet are contributions from committed […]