ACM Foundation coorganizes the sixth axis of work of the VI World Social Forum Science and Democracy focuses on the relationship between science, society and environment in the context of the current ecological and social crisis

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JAN 28TH PANEL 6: “SCIENCE, SOCIETY AND ENVIRONMENT IS CAPITALISM ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE?” MÉXICO 10HS, BRASIL 13HS, GMT 16HS EUROPA CENTRAL, 17HS Link: ​ https://blue.meet.garr.it/b/mau-dvm-e…​

ACM Foundation coorganizes the sixth axis of work of the VI World Social Forum Science and Democracy focuses on the relationship between science, society and environment in the context of the current ecological and social crisis. Science, society and the environment is capitalism ecologically sustainable?

Jose Manoel Rodriguez Victoriano – Fundación Asamblea de Ciudadanos y ciudadanas del Mediterráneo,  THURSDAY, Organization: FUNDACIÓN ASAMBLEA DE CIUDADANOS Y CIUDADANAS DEL MEDITERRÁNEO Y RED DE NANOTECNOLOGÍA, SOCIEDAD, MEDIO AMBIENTE – RENANOSOMA

The sixth axis of work of the VI World Social Forum Science and Democracy focuses on the relationship between science, society and environment in the context of the current ecological and social crisis. The proposal is based on a twofold question. First, is the capitalism of today’s neoliberal globalization ecologically sustainable? Secondly, what alternatives, based on the ‘common good’, can confront the current ecological and social catastrophe and guide us towards other futures that guarantee human rights on a globally sustainable planet? We have invited scientists, social movement activists and university professors to think about these questions. Our axis will be divided into two sections, the first focused on the diagnosis of the ecological and social crisis; the second focused on the answers, on the reflection and debate on the different scientific, social, political and human rights alternatives aimed at transforming the current relationship between capitalism and ecology in a socially emancipatory sense.

Coordination: José Manuel Rodríguez Victoriano – Fundación Asamblea Ciudadanos y Ciudadanas del Mediterráneo (FACM)

-Opening remarks:Kenneth A. Gould. Professor of sociology and director of the Urban Sustainability Program, Brooklyn College, and professor of sociology, and earth and environmental sciences, CUNY Graduate Center.

Vicent Garcés. / Esma Kucukalic Fundación Ciudadanos y Ciudadanas del Mediterráneo (FACM, Spain)

Ernest García. Emmeritus Professor, Sociology, Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

Paola Villavicencio, Postdoctoral Research, Centro de Estudios de Derecho Ambiental de Tarragona (CEDAT, Spain)

Amakhtari Marjan, Asotiation ASTICUDE (Morocco) Godwin Ojo- Environmental Rights Action- Friends of Earth (Nigeria)

Francesc La Roca Cervigón. Universitat de València. Foundation Member Fundación Nueva Cultura del Agua.