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  • TAP_Gas_Pipeline
    TAP, Energy security and human rights

    by Emma Hughes, External Energy Policy Officer, Platform and Elena Gerebizza, Energy and Climate Campaigner Re:Common/Counter Balance - Source: blogactive.eu

    When it comes to securing energy supply, human rights principles are easily set aside it seems as EU leaders will be attending the signing ceremony of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Azerbaijan tomorrow.
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  • Land grabbing in Madagascar - Re:Common

    Land grabbing in Madagascar - Re:Common

    "Land grabbing in Madagascar: echoes and testimonies from the field - 2013" report launch

    13 November 2013 - Madagascar, a country rich in natural resources and potential to sustain its own development even though its people is one of the poorest is the world, is facing strong pressures of land grabbing by local and foreign investors at the expense of peasant and local communities. "Land grabbing in Madagascar: echoes and testimonies from the field- 2013" brings out the voices and testimonies of those directly involved including the local communities who are victims of these land grabs. Read More

video – The great nature sale

November 2013. Protest action at the entrance of the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh. Website: Naturenotforsale.org

TAP, Energy security and human rights

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TAP_Gas_Pipeline

16/12/2013 Source: blogactive.eu by Emma Hughes, External Energy Policy Officer, Platform and Elena Gerebizza, Energy and Climate Campaigner Re:Common/Counter Balance When it comes to securing energy supply, human rights principles are easily set aside it seems as EU leaders will be attending the signing ceremony of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) in Azerbaijan tomorrow. Citizens of Azerbaijan […]

Energy-Informations Moving away from Peak Knowledge

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EnergyInformations-Poster

Energy-Informations Moving away from Peak Knowledge. a virtual fossil marathon crash course 29.11.-1.12.2013, Museum Ludwig Cologne and elsewhere A compressed series of Skype-lectures addressing multiple aspects of the production, use and ways of knowing of fossil energy. with George Caffentzis, Chelsea Chapman, Paul Corbit Brown, Timothy Feodoroff, Elena Gerebizza, Matthew Huber, Petra Langheinreich, Larry Lohmann, […]

“Land grabbing in Madagascar: echoes and testimonies from the field – 2013″ report launch

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Land grabbing in Madagascar - Re:Common

Re:Common, Solidarity among Land Actors (Solidarité des Intervenants sur le Foncier – SIF), Collective for the Defence of Malagasy Lands (Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches – TANY) 13 November 2013 – Madagascar, a country rich in natural resources and potential to sustain its own development even though its people is one of the […]

EU and big polluters ignore climate action – pushing to expand carbon markets at COP19

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Brussels, 7th November 2013 The EU aims to expand carbon markets that would benefit big polluters at the UN climate talks, COP19 in Poland, says a statement signed by 120+ groups, movements and networks. The Statement denounces the corporate capture of COP19 by the same companies that stand to profit.[i] “The European Commission and the […]