La verdadera economía del compartir representa el fin de los viejos modos definidos por la búsqueda del lucro y el interés propio competitivo, mientras que una nueva era de compartir y cooperación intergubernamentales sólo puede comenzar a través del canal de acabar con el hambre en un mundo que tiene tanta abundancia de capital financiero y recursos disponibles. Es allí donde puede ser hallada la visión espiritual y transformadora del compartir, con implicancias de largo alcance más allá de lo que la mayoría de nosotros puede imaginar en la actualidad, escribe Mohammed Mesbahi.
COP22 again highlighted the mismatch between illusive policymaking and the stark reality of global warming. As always, it was left to civil society groups to uphold a vision of global cooperation and economic sharing as the only path towards a sustainable future.
More than at any other time in history, our species needs to work together by breaking down, not building up, barriers within and between nations. With resources increasingly concentrated in the hands of a few, we are going to have to learn to share far more than at present, writes Stephen Hawking.
We urgently need a new approach to trade that prioritizes the needs of people and planet. This discussion paper by the Sierra Club asks the question: What, then, will it take for trade and investment agreements to support – not undermine – action on climate change?
Over 450 public interest groups from across Europe and Canada have urged legislators to vote against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
They joined forces to defend people and planet against the threats posed by the EU-Canada agreement, which still needs to be ratified by the European Parliament. Should EU parliamentarians give the trade deal the green light, ratification votes in EU member states would follow.