Climate Change and Transitions Towards Living Well in South America

alternativasextractivismoA review of some of the central ideas being discussed in a process of energy transitions towards Good Living for the Andean regions and the neighbouring Amazonian areas. It is an exercise in proposing post-carbon and post-extractivist societies based on sensibilities that seek to get out of the trap of conventional ideas of development, and a number of different organizations and social movements are taking part.

The article, by Gerardo Honty and Eduardo Gudynas, is a summary of current research and discussion in South America, with the active participation of CLAES. Published in the december 2015 issue of the french journal Passarelle, distributed at the time of the climate change conference in Paris.

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