How to create the conditions for the “Great Transition”?

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How to create the conditions for the “Great Transition”?

Contribution from Ibase, Brazil

 

A few years ago, an international network - “The Great Transition Initiative: Visions and Pathways for a Hopeful Future” (www.GTInitiative.org) – was formed in order to think about transition proposals and practices for a planetary civilization based on solidarity, sustainability and on human well-being. For each situation it determines how to trigger immediate processes that will foster the necessary transformation regarding the deadlocks brought about by the industrial capitalist development focused on production and consumerism which generates ethically unacceptable social exclusions and inequalities and causes environmental destruction, threatening all forms of life and the integrity of Planet Earth. How can these conditions be defined and created in Brazil, one of today’s emerging powers?

Author
Cândido Grzybowski
Number of Pages
8
Publication Date
10/2012