This document extracted from the Resource website of social and solidarity economy - http://www.socioeco.org/index_en.html, offers seven principles as leads for action that should guide policy making, research and practices for an energy transition towards ecological models that are fair, interdependent and democratic.
The general proposition consists in asserting that energy must become a common good, a commons to be taken care of collectively and democratically, with regulation mechanisms that can be found outside the market, as well as outside of government. Practising the commons and promoting them, building the resilience of our territories and of populations, experimenting, innovating, in an inextricable mix of scientific knowledge, know-how, common knowledge and citizens’ needs, are all leads to a true ecological, social and democratic transition.
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Healthy nutritious food accessible to all is one of the most profound themes of human responsibility. Food security and food production are the very interface of humans with nature – our source of life comes from water and soil and air and oceans. In the articles in this Alliance for Responsibility Newsletter we see citizenship and collective engagement as a key theme of responsibility. One of the articles in the Universal Declaration of Responsibility affirms the power of uniting with others, becoming informed and acting together...
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Pierre Caro of the organization A6 Association, in the Loire region (France), is asking for contributions on the topic, “Why and how would you wish to live well for a long time in this last third of your life, 30/90 years, and tomorrow probably 40/120 years?” in view of developing a MOOC called “Preparing a long retirement and ageing period”. (The final content and title will be decided by the participants.)
All proposals and documents must be sent before 15 June 2018.