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A Mineral-Intensive “Green” Energy Transition: Deforestation and Injustice in the Global South | Bulletin 246 – Oct / Nov 2019

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This Bulletin articles are written by the following organizations and individuals: Research and support centre for development alternatives – Indic Ocean (Centre de Recherches et d’Appui pour les Alternatives de Développement- Océan Indien – CRAAD-OI), Madagascar; Study Group on Society, Territory and Resistance in the Amazon (Grupo de Estudo Sociedade, Território e Resistência na Amazônia, GESTERRA), Federal University of Pará, Brazil; All India Forum of Forest Movements (AIFFM), India; The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG), Pacific Islands; Acción Ecológica, Ecuador, member of the Oilwatch network; Rainforest Rescue and the Yes to Life No To Mining network (YLNM); and members of the WRM international secretariat.

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  • A Green Transition or an Expansion of Extraction?

    This bulletin highlights threats involved in the so-called “energy transition,” and exposes its dirty secret of exponential expansion of mining in the global South as a consequence of the massive demand for “green” energy.

A MINERAL-INTENSIVE "GREEN" ENERGY TRANSITION: DEFORESTATION AND INJUSTICE IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

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