REDUCING INEQUALITIES, AN ESSENTIAL CONDITION FOR THE ACCEPTABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES

By Carole-Anne Sénit and Vaia Tuuhia, 4D This brief is based on an interview conducted with Lucas Chancel at the Paris School of Economics on 11 January 2018, and is supplemented by figures. Inequalities are increasing everywhere There is no doubt. The works of NGOs and researchers have come to the same conclusion: inequalities are […]

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UN Secretary-General Releases Advance Version of 2018 SDG Progress Report

By UN On 10 May, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued, in advance, the unedited 2018 edition of the annual report on progress towards the SDGs. The report is based on selected SDG indicators for which data is available, using the latest data as of 10 May 2018. The report titled, ‘Progress towards the Sustainable Development […]

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ANIMALS ON THE AGENDA – A new front in the struggle against inequality?

By Spanish Green MEP Florent Marcellesi’s and philosopher and author Corine Pelluchon Animal exploitation on a mass scale remains a grotesque reality today. But a cultural shift is underway, and animal-rights awareness and activism is on the rise. The Green European Journal sat down with Spanish Green MEP Florent Marcellesi and philosopher and author Corine […]

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Confronting inequality: basic income and the right to work

By Tim Jackson Ten years after the financial crisis, inequality in advanced economies is still rising. Tim Jackson presents the findings of a new CUSP working paper to explore potential solutions. The idea of a citizen’s income originated with Thomas More, who in his work, Utopia (1516), suggested that it could be a means to […]

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Fight Inequalities campaign gets underway

By Solidar, World Vision and the EEB Last week on 6 June, the global Fight Inequalities campaign was launched at the European Development Days. The campaign was organised by civil society organisations from 15 EU countries who are working to increase awareness and push for the policy and social change needed to tackle inequality and […]

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