Jul 13, 2022
In Welcome to the Forum
Have warned about the danger of reproducing the well-known evils Country Email List of extractivism in the promotion of hydrogen. A cross-cutting concern among those who cautiously observe this enthusiasm for hydrogen is that, as it is being designed today, its promotion is aimed at reaffirming and renewing the export project towards the global North, now in a spirit of "mission" Country Email List or helping other regions to mitigate emissions from fossil fuels. In this dialogue, China sees an opportunity to continue advancing in its control of Country Email List Latin American electrical systems. Europe, for its part, is Country Email List reweaving its colonial threads in other territories, while negotiating with Latin American governments while advancing in renewable generation megaprojects in places like Morocco and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The question is, then, hydrogen for what and for whom? To sustain the transition of the global North or to advance the prosperity and autonomy Country Email List of the peoples? Until now, in promoting policies such as hydrogen, a model tailored to industrial demand has been privileged, which supports an economic model focused on the constant expansion of the economy. On the other hand, towns and communities claiming their autonomy Country Email List have shown a great capacity to provide themselves with energy in other more popular and sustainable ways.. However. The compatibility between these Country Email List precarious and threatened more horizontal and decentralized forms of relationship with energy and the current development model based on the guarantee of a constant, cheap and abundant energy flow is not clear. The answer to this question presupposes, in principle, a serious sectoral evaluation. It is not just about asking how much energy each sector Country Email List demands and what are the possibilities of replacement, but about the vocation of sustaining (or not) the way of life that each of these sectors is helping to sustain. Given that the alternative and community Country Email List matrices do not aim to sustain the current state of affairs with a magical.