Public speaker and writer on Peak Oil and other threats to industrial civilization. Author of 'La izquierda ante el colapso de la civilización industrial', 'We, the detritivores' and coordinator of 'Guía para o descenso enerxético'. Founder and coordinator of '15/15\15 magazine'.
By Manuel Casal Lodeiro, Mark H. Burton, Steady-State Manchester
That we have to live within the limits of the planet was already clear; now we are going a step further and proposing that degrowth is a reality and that together we have to design a political roadmap so that this degrowth does not fall, as always, on the most vulnerable.
By Manuel Casal Lodeiro, Centro de Saberes para a Sustentabilidade
The good news is that the path to both improving our resilience and making a viable Energy Transition to a low-carbon economy, while minimizing the chances of catastrophic climate change, is the same: planning a controlled and socially fair reduction of the material sphere of the economy.
By Manuel Casal Lodeiro, Resilience.org
The CUP programme advocates an Ecosocial Transition based on a degrowth of the economy in terms of energy and materials.
20 Reasons to Prefer Degrowth to the Green New Deal (as a political option to address the collapse of civilization)
By Manuel Casal Lodeiro, 15/15\15
Degrowth carries within its own name an unmistakable message about its content (stop growing) that gets to the heart of our civilizational problem: the obsession with perpetual growth.
By Manuel Casal Lodeiro, Energy Bulletin
I'm happy to communicate that yesterday, 2009/08/27, the city council of the Borough of Teo, in Galicia (NW Spain), passed a resolution acknowledging peak oil. As far as we know it's the second Spanish local authority in doing so after La Palma in Canary Islands in 2007.