In the run-up to the G20 summit, former recipient of the Alternative Nobel Prize Vandana Shiva spoke at the Global Solidarity Summit in Hamburg. In an interview with DW, she reminded G20 leaders that "everyone has a right to a share of the planet."
"In nature's economy the currency is not money, it is life." – Vandana Shiva, Indian scholar and environmental activist
This year's COP23 has built on innovative solutions that were introduced in COP21. This included changing our understanding of carbon's function, says Indian environmentalist Dr. Vandana Shiva.
The German government unveiled a new initiative for cooperation with Africa last year. Critics say the pledge is yet to be turned into action.
As the G20 kicks off, creative protest action is already underway - Hamburg's current "wave of protest" has environmental topics at its core. This carries forward a long tradition in the anti-globalization movement.
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