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Green Wave showcases some of the best articles from the Green European Journal - Europe’s leading political ecology magazine offering green & progressive ideas and analysis.

For the text version of the articles and printed editions go to greeneuropeanjournal.eu, or follow GEJ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GreenEUJournal.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

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Green Wave showcases some of the best articles from the Green European Journal - Europe’s leading political ecology magazine offering green & progressive ideas and analysis.

For the text version of the articles and printed editions go to greeneuropeanjournal.eu, or follow GEJ on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @GreenEUJournal.

Green Wave is also part of EuroPod, a network of European podcast shows which brings together journalistic, cultural, and institutional views on political and societal trends in Europe and beyond.

    Three Responses to the Crisis

    Three Responses to the Crisis

    Since the pandemic began, different countries have taken different approaches to the Covid19 crisis.

    In the last episode of this year, sociologist Jean De Munck maps the different government responses to the health crisis and reveals which system of government is key for a green future.

    Written by Jean De Munck.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/three-responses-to-the-crisis/.

    This article is from our new edition: Life Under Shock: Understanding the Pandemic which analyses the ongoing health crisis, asking what it means for our politics and society both today and for the years to come.

    It's out now and available to read online in its entirety for free and order straight to your door at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu.

    • 21 min
    Global Green Politics in a Time of Crisis

    Global Green Politics in a Time of Crisis

    In this episode, Peter Newell asks: Has the time arrived for a global green politics?

    As the debate continues over ideas and visions about what the post-pandemic world could and should look like, it is time for Greens to make the case for a global green politics that lays out a real alternative to current ways of thinking about the economy, security, international development, and sustainability.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).
    Written by Peter Newell.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text Version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/global-green-politics-in-a-time-of-crisis/

    • 16 min
    How the Pandemic Has Hit Plastics Recycling

    How the Pandemic Has Hit Plastics Recycling

    Some said the pandemic had one upside: a chance for the environment to recover.

    However, such assumptions may be severely misguided.

    In this episode, Camille Nedelec debunks this myth and explores the ripple effects of the pandemic on plastic production and recycling.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).
    Written by Camille Nedelec.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text Version: www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/how-the-pandemic-has-hit-plastics-recycling/

    • 17 min
    Another State Is Possible: Greening the Levers of Power

    Another State Is Possible: Greening the Levers of Power

    This week, we're all about important questions!

    - How can people believe that the “climate fight” will be won if, at the national level, climate action is only paid lip service?

    - What kind of state is needed for a successful ecological transition?

    - What would a Green state look like?

    All explained in this episode.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).

    Written by Lucile Schmid.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text Version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/another-state-is-possible-greening-the-levers-of-power/

    This article is from our new edition: A World Alive - Green Politics in Europe and Beyond which maps the forces, strategies, and ideas driving green politics and thinking today. It's out now and available to read online or download as PDF for free at www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu

    • 12 min
    The Green Surge in the French Locals Explained

    The Green Surge in the French Locals Explained

    This week, we're going to France. On June 28, the Greens of Europe Ecologie-Les Verts (EELV) confirmed their role as change makers in French politics as the #GreenWave swept through the country in the second round of the local elections.

    Green-led coalitions now govern several key cities including Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Strasbourg, Besançon, Tours, and Poitiers.

    How was this made possible? - Explained in this episode.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).
    Written by Quentin Ariès.
    Read by Julia Lagoutte.
    Text Version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/the-green-surge-in-french-locals-explained/

    • 14 min
    Basic Income and Pandemic Preparedness

    Basic Income and Pandemic Preparedness

    Let's talk about #COVID19 and the economy!

    As a response to the pandemic, many governments have introduced short-term cash transfers for self-employed and precarious workers.

    But do these policies bring long-term resilience and security?

    The argument for a permanent, universal basic income grows stronger.

    Produced by the Green European Journal (www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu).
    Written by Jamie Cooke & Jurgen De Wispelaere.
    Read by Gail Rego.
    Text Version: https://www.greeneuropeanjournal.eu/basic-income-and-pandemic-preparedness/

    • 13 min

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