#46: Decolonising Sustainability, with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo (Possible Futures)
The Green UrbanistJune 06, 202201:17:5853.6 MB

#46: Decolonising Sustainability, with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo (Possible Futures)

This episode is a conversation with Samantha Suppiah, Christina Mirasol Sayson, Anna Denardin and Nolita Mvunelo of Possible Futures
 
We talk about colonialism and sustainability, the realities of life in the Global South and the need for communities to be able to define their own vision for a regenerative future.

Note: This episode is pretty heavy and may be challenging for listeners in the Global North, who are not used to considering colonialism. I invite you to stick with it and keep an open mind. This is a really important discussion.


Footnotes:

  1. In the 37th minute there is a reference to "2 degrees Centigrade". Climate scientists typically refer to temperature in Celsius in discussing climate change. Celsius is interchangeable with Centigrade.
  2. In the 41st minute there is a reference to "10 million people dying from climate emergencies" - there is actually no current consensus estimate on how many people will die at a temperature rise of 2 deg C. This is speculation only. What we do have is a consensus estimate of mass migrations: for every degree increase, 1 billion migrants. The entire issue of mass migration has notably been omitted from IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (2022).


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