Africa: Beyond Capitalist Green Economy – in Defence of Mother Earth and the Commons
All Africa News Online:
28 June 2012:
The Democratic Left Front calls for action against destructive corporate interests that are driving the commercialisation and commodification of the natural environment.
As a South African eco-socialist organisation which actively mobilised at the Durban COP17 Summit, the Democratic Left Front (DLF) issues this statement in response to the concept of the ‘Green Economy’ and other outcomes of the recently concluded Rio+20 Summit which was held in Rio de Janeiro from 20-22 June 2012. This statement also puts forward the DLF platform for a just transition to a low carbon economy and a call to action for a climate jobs campaign. Read more…