Philippines: Environmental groups and communities protest Mining Philippines 2015 Conference

Philippines: Environmental groups and communities protest Mining Philippines 2015 Conference

In response to the Mining Philippines 2015 Conference held this week, YLNM Network members Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) and allies launched numerous actions protesting the destructive impacts of mining in the Philippines and worldwide. The three ATM press releases that comprise the following article give the details of their protests, the reasons...

Sustainable development is failing but there are alternatives to capitalism

Sustainable development is failing but there are alternatives to capitalism

Originally posted on The Guardian In the face of worsening ecological and economic crises and continuing social deprivation, the last two decades have seen two broad trends emerge among those seeking sustainability, equality and justice. First there are the green economy and sustainable development approaches that dominate the upcoming Paris...