World Rainforest Movement

New booklet: Nine Reasons to Say NO to Contract Farming with Palm Oil Companies

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

Why do peasant farmers lose out when they produce for the palm oil industry? A publication based on experiences from Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.

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(Bahasa Indonesia) Buklet baru: Sembilan Alasan Menolak Pertanian Kontrak dengan Perusahaan Kelapa Sawit

Posted on Jul 19, 2021

Mengapa petani kecil merugi ketika mereka menanam untuk industri kelapa sawit? Sebuah publikasi berdasarkan pengalaman dari Amerika Latin, Afrika sub-Sahara dan Asia Tenggara.

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The green paradoxes of an Amazonian country

Posted on Jul 9, 2021

Balsa wood is an important input for windmills. Ecuador is the world’s largest exporter of this wood. The invasion of millions of wind turbines in China, Europe and the US means the extraction of metals to build them, as well as the brutal felling of balsa wood trees. 

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Renewable energies and ‘green hydrogen’: Renewing destruction?

Posted on Jul 9, 2021

Industrial-scale renewable energy infrastructure has seen a revival in the agenda of the ‘energy transition’ and as part of the economic recovery plans in front of the pandemic. Besides, the production of ‘green hydrogen’ from these projects adds another layer of injustices.

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Wind energy on the Northeast Brazilian coast and the contradictions between ‘clean energy’, injustices and environmental racism

Posted on Jul 9, 2021

In dominant models of energy production and consumption, the centralization of the energy matrix and the concentration of decision-making power remain, and with all the marks of inequalities, patriarchy and environmental racism, even if the source of energy has changed.

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