C2G: Climate Colonialism and Large-Scale Land Acquisitions
"In an era of climate change, large-scale land acquisitions threaten to revive classic tactics of colonialism in new institutional forms. Countries and corporations – often working in concert – have been buying land around the world. The political implications of this slow transfer of the material means of critical resource security from the Global South to the Global North are vast and dire. They also complicate the politics of our responses to the climate crisis, which include the prospects for genuinely participatory carbon removal."